ST. LOUIS: A lot of people ring in the new year with a champagne toast. Then there are the New Year’s resolutions. Maybe one of them could drink less.
A new public health movement gaining popularity in the US is called Dry January. It takes a whole month to give up alcohol. Doctors say alcohol consumption has increased dramatically since the pandemic, making this year’s dry January more meaningful.
Moderate alcohol consumption can have many health benefits. dr Carrie Mintz, a psychiatrist, says recent data tells us that no amount of alcohol has significant health benefits and that regular consumption of alcohol, even in small amounts, can be harmful to health.
Even abstaining from alcohol for just a month can have benefits for your blood pressure, your body’s ability to control insulin levels, and weight gains too.
Studies show that abstaining from alcohol for a month can lower cholesterol and reduce cancer-related proteins in the blood.
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