Tagged: Health

NEWS: People Who Exercise Tend To Use More Alcohol

A new study depicts the challenges of making healthy lifestyle choices – and of sticking to them. A new paper describes the alcohol consumption and physical exercise habits of 150 largely white, low-risk, community-dwelling adults in central Pennsylvania. That is, the research did not include people who were in the hospital or a nursing home…

NEWS: Health Benefits Of Alcohol Are Overrated

A recent study debunks the long-held myth that (“moderate”) alcohol consumption is beneficial for a person’s health. Studies have and keep reporting that wine is good for the heart. And the alcohol industry does what it can to perpetuate that myth – so Western culture has come to accept and embrace it. However, many of such studies also fail to look at research that says otherwise. In fact, one research of note states that abstaining from alcohol consumption, even for just a month, will boost health immensely…

NEWS: Ireland: Strategy On Children Participation In Decision-Making

Ireland has become the first country in Europe to develop a strategy on child participation in decision-making. The strategy builds on the developing infrastructure for children’s participation established by the Irish Ministry for Children and Youth Affairs and other organisations since the publication of the National Children’s Strategy in 2000…

BLOG: Energy Drinks Give “Energy” Is Myth… But Are Gateway Into Drugs

This is really a serious trend among the young, that parents and teachers need to be sensitised about: “The myth that energy drinks give extra energy should be dispelled,” scientists said at the 45th National Conference of the Nutrition Society of India (NSI). Not only are those “energy drinks” not healthy, they are even unhealthy. On top of that, they are obviously gateways into the use of alcohol and other drugs….