You don't have to give up fatty foods and alcohol because in moderation they aren't horrible for you. Alcohol is actually good for you in small servings. Ayurvedic practitioners say about 3 tbsp is a good serving, but let's get real, one small glass of wine will do just fine. But alcohol should be used as an aperitif best drank before meals. Going beyond a glass is when it becomes a problem. For those that tend too indulge in too much alcohol at the end of the night (I am not referring to alcoholics here) it's likely because your senses were too heightened throughout the day. If you're going a mile a minute all day long it's impossible to slow down so we tend to overindulge to weigh ourselves down. Instead of eating fatty foods and drinking too much, indulge your other senses. Light candles, read a good book, meditate, or put on comfortable clothing. Most importantly work to keep yourself calm throughout the day so that you don't need to decompress at night.