Giving Up Booze For a Month Could Boost Health (New Scientist)

alcohol drink long-iland ice teaAlthough theirs was a study with a small sample size, new findings by New Scientist staff could encourage people to give up drinking, even for short periods.

When 14 employees, all “normal drinkers,” gave up alcohol for a month, they found that their liver fat fell on average by 15 percent, their blood glucose levels dropped by 16 percent, and their blood cholesterol dropped. Plus, their sleep and concentration improved. The only thing to suffer was their social life.

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