Tag Archives: Alcohol

Moderate Alcohol Consumption And Breast Cancer (STUDY)

Researchers have used prospectively obtained data from 105,986 women in a comprehensive study to evaluate the moderate consumption of alcohol and breast cancer risk association.[1] A large amount of observational research has revealed that women who consume alcohol have an increased risk of breast cancer. The relation appears to be generally stronger for those women… Read More »

Gut bacteria may damage liver by turning carbs into alcohol

Researchers found that strains of the gut bacterium Klebsiella pneumonia can raise a person’s blood alcohol level in the absence of alcohol consumption. They link this to nonalcoholic fatty liver disease in mice and humans. What links carbohydrates and liver damage? Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) is a common condition in which excess fat accumulates… Read More »

Alcohol And Migraines

Migraine is a neurovascular condition which affects approximately 15 percent of western society. Compounds found in food items as well as beverages (wine, chocolate, citrus, etc) regarded as migraine triggers include phenylethylamine, tyramine, and possibly phenolic compounds and histamine. Avoiding these migraine triggers could reduce the occurrence of migraines in certain individuals significantly. Even so,… Read More »

Caffeinated Energy Drinks Double The Consumption Of Alcohol

In a study looking into drinking patterns when there was a combination of caffeinated energy drinks and alcohol , researchers established that energy drinks pretty much doubled the quantity of alcohol that individuals drank.[1] Therefore if they consumed an average of 4 drinks when they were not combining energy drinks, they would consume approximately 8… Read More »