December 20, 2021

Holiday Fun With Sensible Drinking

It’s the holidays again and with them come all those holiday office parties, family get-togethers, and meeting friends for dinner and drinks.  It’s a season designed for fun and warm relationships with everyone you know.  Because of that, it’s also a time when many people are inclined to drink more alcohol than usual.  That’s why I’ve put together a list of 5 easy ways to stay healthy and get more fun out of your holidays by simply drinking more sensibly, or not at all! Let me explain what I mean. 5 Ways to Sensibly Manage Your Holiday Alcohol First of […]
April 14, 2021

Do You Drink? The Science of Alcohol & Your Health

For many, having a lovely frosty pint is one of life’s great pleasures. That is, until they drink many more than
March 13, 2018

Alcohol Use Biggest Risk Factor For Dementia

Alcohol use disorders are the most important preventable risk factors for the onset of all types of dementia, especially early-onset dementia. This according to a nationwide observational study, published in The Lancet Public Health journal, of over one million adults diagnosed with dementia in France. This study looked specifically at the effect of alcohol use disorders, and included people who had been diagnosed with mental and behavioural disorders or chronic diseases that were attributable to chronic harmful use of alcohol. Of the 57,000 cases of early-onset dementia (before the age of 65), the majority (57%) were related to chronic heavy drinking. The World Health […]
June 20, 2017

1 Alcoholic Drink A Day Increases Breast Cancer Risk

Just one glass of wine or other alcoholic drink a day significantly raises the risk of breast cancer, while vigorous exercise such as running and bicycling reduces it, according to an expansive review of research on the effects of diet, nutrition and physical activity on the disease. The report, which was issued Tuesday, concluded that drinking the equivalent of one small glass of wine, beer or other alcohol a day – about 10 grams of alcohol – is linked to an increased cancer risk of 5 percent for pre-menopausal women and 9 percent for post-menopausal women. A standard drink has […]