Date PostedOctober 11, 2018

Does Abstaining from Alcohol Have Health Benefits

A recent post on TheGuardian.com discussed the numerous charity initiatives prompting people to abstain from alcohol for the month of October for various causes in the UK and whether this was of any benefit to our health.

Researchers found that in average professional working people whose regular intake was around 28 units of alcohol a week, who had no history of alcohol-related health problems, after a month of not drinking, their insulin resistance improved by 25%. Their blood pressure went down and subjects also lost some weight – on average 2kg.

Read more at: https://www.theguardian.com/lifeandstyle/2018/sep/17/alcohol-free-months-are-all-the-rage-but-will-a-sober-october-lead-to-long-term-health-benefits

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