If you still feel hungry after New Year's Eve champagne or have had too many nasty eggs over the holidays, start a new start this January.
The challenge of drying in January, d. H. Drinking no alcohol throughout the month is a solution that could actually make you healthier.
The Dry January campaign was launched in England in 2013 and is now making waves on this side of the pond. Australia and New Zealand have shared similar challenges.
Little research has been done on how alcohol affects your body for a month, but some studies have shown psychological and health benefits.
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3, 14 New Scientist researchers collaborated with researchers at the University of London Medical School's Department of Liver and Digestive Health to examine the benefits of Dry January.
The staff, all of whom considered themselves "normal" drinkers, underwent baseline blood tests, liver ultrasound scans, and questionnaires. Over the next five weeks, 10 of them stopped drinking and four drank their normal amounts.