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Top 5 benefits of Choosing an Alcohol Alternative

Top 5 benefits of Choosing an Alcohol Alternative

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UK consumers have been cutting back on the amount of alcohol they drink for many reasons including financial, religious, health and personal preferences.  Over the last fifteen years, teetotalism in the UK is around a fifth of those aged 16 to 44 years. Let’s explore our top 5 benefits of choosing an alcohol alternative;

Stay sharp for the evening - and the next day 

Say goodbye to hangovers; the nausea, headaches or sluggishness you may have felt the morning after drinking could be replaced with improved mood as well as feelings of productivity (and less regrets …)

Improved energy levels from better sleep

Choosing an alcoholic alternative can improve your sleep cycle. Whilst drinking alcohol before bed can help with falling into a deep sleep quicker however as the night goes on, less time is spent  in this deep sleep and more time than usual in the less restful. Choosing less or no alcohol, then you should find that you sleep better and find it easier to wake up in the morning; looking and feeling brighter and more alert.

Mental health

Choosing drinks with 0% ABV could make us more intelligent! Research suggests that regular, heavy drinking interferes with chemicals in the brain that are vital for good mental health and can have a detrimental effect on brain function. Choosing an alcoholic alternative beverage helps create a sense of wellbeing and better to cope with stress.  For students, being dry is the best route to keeping the memory sharp and healthy brain development. 

You could lose weight

Drinking less or no alcohol is likely to make it easier to maintain a healthy weight.
A dram of whisky or rum can be over 200 kcal and may offer no nutritional value. Alcohol also slows down metabolism;  drink in our system slows down our body’s processing of any fats and sugar we have consumed.

General health

Drinking less alcohol can have a positive impact on your appearance and your skin in particular as alcohol dehydrates your body and skin. It can also prevent our body from absorbing more vitamins and minerals.
*drinkaware.co.uk

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