The WHO (World Health Organization) says 283 million individuals are currently battling alcohol-use disorders and over 3 million people have died of alcohol-related diseases each year. Its annual global status report provides a general review of alcohol consumption and harms in relation to the UN Sustainable Development Goals (1). The report
We’ve all heard that a glass of wine a day keeps the doctor away but just how factual is it? With the growing need to adopt a healthier lifestyle, drinking alcohol can leave us feeling guilty. Thankfully, emerging research continues to highlight the benefits that come from moderately consuming alcohol.
Alcoholic drinks are a socially accepted addition to most occasions and celebrations. The problem is that we do not think twice about its effects on our bodies because it is so accessible and ‘normal’ to do. Every time there’s something to celebrate, or even when there’s nothing to celebrate, it
When it comes to alcohol consumption in general, the mantra moderation is key is readily adopted and accepted. However, according to the largest and most detailed study to date, that simple tumbler of whiskey a day could actually be doing more harm to your health than you might have previously