5 tips to adopt safe and non-addictive drinking habits

5 tips to adopt safe and non-addictive drinking habits

It is often heard and said that drinking alcohol in moderate quantity is not a bad idea as it can help a person in staying healthy. However, it has been largely observed that an increased number of people steadily develop an addiction to alcohol. As a result, the number of people who drink alcohol in a healthy way is comparatively small than those with a severe addiction to alcohol. Read more

6 tips for alcohol-free New Year’s Eve

6 tips for alcohol-free New Year’s Eve

Drinking alcohol moderately is not harmful but indulging in excessive quantities every day can cause addiction, leading to severe physical and mental health problems, socio-economic and legal issues. Many people who are addicted to alcohol commit crimes in their drunken state and many die due to alcohol poisoning. According to a recent report by the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA), every year, approximately 88,000 people, which include nearly 62,000 men and 26,000 women, succumb to alcohol-related causes, thereby making alcohol the fourth leading preventable cause of death in the United States. Read more

5 dangerous cocktails to be avoided this New Year

5 dangerous cocktails to be avoided this New Year

Alcohol has become an integral part of any social event whether it be one involving youngsters or adults. Though drinking one or two pegs occasionally may not cause much harm, overindulgence, or drinking too much alcohol in one go, can pose a significant risk to one’s physical and mental health. But when it comes to parties and other festivities, especially around the New Year, it can be difficult for someone to refrain completely from drinking due to increased pressures from the near and dear ones. In fact, numerous people have to deal with the adverse effects of irresponsible drinking at this time of the year. Read more

R.C. Sproul Jr. arrested for felony DUI

R.C. Sproul Jr. arrested for felony DUI

“Would you please, so as not to cause me to stumble, stop suggesting that it is wrong to drink alcohol in moderation, or that drinking alcohol in moderation somehow is a failure to love my brothers?” – Dr. Robert Craig Sproul Jr., blog post, 2005. Read more

Top 5 facts about binge drinking

Top 5 facts about binge drinking

Alcohol consumption is common now not just in the United States (U.S.) but also in other countries and has become an essential part of an individual’s life. Due to its increased use in the daily life, most people do not consider alcohol as a drug or harmful. According to the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA), 87.6 percent of Americans of age 18 or above admitted to drinking alcohol at some point in their lifetime in 2014. Read more

How planning can help get rid of alcohol addiction

How planning can help get rid of alcohol addiction

Conquering addiction can be a difficult task for anybody. Getting rid of any addiction is a tedious and demanding process. Although difficult, success can be achieved with determination. Read more

Alcohol-based products triggering addiction – Part 4: Enjoying alcoholic milkshake

Alcohol-based products triggering addiction – Part 4: Enjoying alcoholic milkshake

When it comes to alcohol, Americans surely know how to enjoy it in different forms. Leave aside the cocktails; people are now going for the new fad – the boozy milkshakes. Read more