What reducing alcohol can do for your health



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Posted by Ed 4 mths ago
People are thinking twice before pouring a drink. Fewer young adults are choosing to drink than a decade or two ago, and people have used things like the “sober curious” movement to reexamine their relationship with alcohol overall. “There’s also now other months, like dry July and sober October,” said Katie Witkiewitz, distinguished professor of psychology and director of the Center on Alcohol, Substance use, And Addictions at the University of New Mexico.
 
Whether for a short period of time or throughout the year, reducing alcohol by any amount affects your body in a number of ways. And the health benefits can be both immediate and long-term.
 
“We are now able to metabolize alcohol,” Witkiewitz noted. “But it’s still harmful for pretty much every organ system.”
 
https://www.pbs.org/newshour/health/how-dry-january-affects-your-health 

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