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That new alcohol study…

August 27, 2018

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Last week, in my routine meandering the internet, I repeatedly came across headlines of, “NEVER DRINK ALCOHOL!!!” At least that’s how it felt. It was more like “No amount of alcohol is safe.” The study, –Alcohol use and burden for 195 countries and territories, 1990–2016: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study […]

Is an obese mom as bad as a drunk one?

June 7, 2017

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Our starting point: –Association Between Prenatal Alcohol Exposure and Craniofacial Shape of Children at 12 Months These researchers recruited pregnant women in the first trimester. At 12 months they used 3-d imaging to see differences amongst their kid’s facial shape based on alcohol consumption during pregnancy. One symptom of fetal alcohol syndrome is changes in […]

Trying to eat less sugar? Drink more alcohol

December 3, 2012

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As I was researching my article Drinking extraordinary amounts of alcohol without becoming extraordinarily overweight, despite the fact my eyes were about to bleed, I saw this one line: “The consumption of candy and sugar is inversely related to alcohol intake, raising the possibility that it is related to appetite for alcohol.“ Which was at […]