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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.

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Following the dietary sins of the festive holidays, many have adopted the first month of the year as Dry January. First coined by UK’s Alcohol Concern organization in 2013,  Dry January has become a movement in which drinkers give up alcohol for the entire month of January. While some drinkers

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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

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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

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Alcohol is the ultimate paradox. You’re drinking poison, but you feel invincible! Likewise, you find everyone more attractive, but the truth is that they may actually be less attractive! It hurts to hear, but alcohol could actually be standing in the way of living your best life, in other words,

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Alzheimer’s disease has become one of the world’s most dreaded illnesses. It is mostly common in people over 65, and close to 50 million people worldwide are currently living with the condition. Alzheimer’s disease affects the brain in such a way that in causes it to fail, soon leading to

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A glass of red wine after a long day is probably what most us look forward to. Furthermore, a glass of red wine has been linked to promote health benefits, such as improved cardiovascular health as well as helping to control blood sugar which is great for diabetics. However, recent

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There are over 500 different types of bacteria living in the mouth and many of these microorganisms help to maintain wellness within the body. However, certain external factors can disrupt this balance. Over-consumption of alcohol is a notorious risk factor for multiple health issues, such as cancer and liver and

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While binge-drinking is never okay, you may be surprised to know that (moderate) alcohol intake can be beneficial to your health. This is why we say this: Moderate drinking can help to reduce your risk of Type-2 diabetes. A 2005 Dutch study that looked at 369 862 people over 12 years

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By now, most of us know that you really are what you eat. But what about what you are drinking? Beverages are often overlooked on a person’s quest to a healthier life, whether they want to live longer, reduce fat, or increase muscle. Alcohol is, unsurprisingly, one of the biggest