Monday, September 26, 2011

Skip the Second Drink

News about alcohol and cancer: one in 10 cancers for men and one in 33 cancers for women can be tied to alcohol consumption. The link below takes you to the recent European study that is getting attention for this correlation. The study details the amounts over the "recomended daily limit" that put us at risk.

The specific issue is that alcohol turns to acetaldehyde, a compound that damages DNA, thus increasing risk of cancer.

So what's a girl to do? Other studies tell us that red wine is good for the heart. The issue is amount and frequency. Yes, the golden mean: moderation.

Alcohol Boosts Risk Of Cancer

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