Across the United States, the legal drinking age is 21. Depending on your age, it may be the only legal age you’ve known. A quick look at history will show that not so long ago the legal drinking age was less than 21. Laws have a habit of changing as lobbyists and special interest groups vie for … [Read more...] about Why Shouldn’t I Drink Alcohol Before 21?
Having fun, partying, throwing back, relaxing, enjoying a night out with friends, letting loose – how do you do it? Chances are there’s alcohol involved, and there is nothing wrong with knocking back a beer or enjoying an alcoholic beverage in these settings. But if you’re not careful, consuming … [Read more...] about UNC Student’s Death Shines Light on the Cognitive Impact of Binge Drinking
When we talk about giving up alcohol, it’s often in the context of alcohol abuse. While quitting drinking altogether is beneficial, even life-saving, for alcoholics, they aren’t the only ones who can improve their health by cutting booze from their diet. While you’re probably aware of some of the … [Read more...] about The Benefits of Giving Up Alcohol
Have you ever heard the term “beer belly”? Well, it’s true. Drinking beer can lead to a budlging belly that calls for an extra notch or two on the belt. So if you’re counting calories or even looking to lose weight, then you should think twice before gulping down that beer in your hand. Alcohol and … [Read more...] about Will Alcohol Make Me Fat?