Science-based hacks to detoxify alcohol

From hangovers to cancer, the danger from alcohol is due to a toxic metabolite called acetaldehyde. Studies suggest that metabolism of acetaldehyde can be enhanced, making moderate drinking safer.

The J-curve is dead. Long live the J-curve!

 There is a resurgence of debate about the validity of the J-curve, especially as it relates to alcohol and cancer. A 2014 report determined that “alcohol use was positively associated with overall mortality, alcohol-related cancers, and violent death and injuries, but marginally to CVD/CHD” (cardiovascular disease). In other words, there was little benefit if any…

To Your Health: Top 10 Reasons to Celebrate National Drink Wine Day

National Drink Wine Day was created to celebrate healthy drinking so I thought it would be a good time to list 10 reasons why wine is good for health and longevity. Each of these is well established by peer-reviewed studies, and I have included a reference for those wanting more detail. In no particular order,…