MEDIA :: Should You Go Sober for November? #SoberNovember
Have you ever considered taking a booze break? Here is what I told 24 Hours Toronto!
Story: One reporter decided to try a health challenge and take a break from alcohol to see the effects it would have on his body.
As the featured nutrition expert and registered dietitian for this front page story, here is what I told him about the health benefits of taking a booze break!
Main points on the story after the images!
So, to answer the front page question… why is it so hard to take a booze break?
What are some of the health benefits of taking a booze break?
Alcoholic drinks contain more calories than most people think (this is also because there is no nutrition labeling on alcohol). One of the more immediate benefits from taking a beer break for a few weeks is you will probably notice your jeans fit looser and your belt fits tighter.
Longer term health benefits of quitting alcohol for a month can help to prevent diabetes and liver disease, including seeing benefits in blood pressure, liver function and cholesterol levels, based on a recent UK study from The University College London.
What can I have to drink instead of alcohol?
You can find the full story online HERE
Have you ever tried going sober? What was your experience? Let me know in the comments below!
Welcome, I'm Michelle! I'm a TV and digital media registered dietitian and Asian cuisine content creator based out of Hamilton, ON Canada!
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