Tuesday, 18 December 2018

Drink alcohol in moderation

More than three million people worldwide died as a result of harmful use of alcohol in 2016, according to a report released by the World Health Organisation in September, representing one in 20 deaths.

Yet alcohol is still a common sight at social events and festivals, and can be enjoyable if consumed responsibly and in moderation.

As alcohol contains very little nutritional value, it is often considered to be "empty calories" and a danger to your waistline.

Overconsumption of alcohol can affect both physical and mental abilities, disrupt sleep and contribute to weight gain. In the long term, it also increases the risk of developing certain cancers and medical conditions such as liver damage, high blood pressure, heart diseases and malnutrition.

Read more @ https://www.tnp.sg/lifestyle/health/drink-alcohol-moderation

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