Benefits of Not Drinking Alcohol For a Month
Dry January Benefits
Participants claim that giving up drinking for one month can reverse the negative health impacts of regular drinking, like fatty liver disease and elevated bood sugar. They also champion that not drinking can improve sleep and enhance energy.
Which of the supposed benefits of Dry January really holds up under scrutiny?
Anecdotally, people often credit alcohol with helping them sleep. However, a review of studies in 2013 found that alcohol may help people fall asleep quicker and sleep more deeply during the initial stages of sleep, but is likely to disrupt sleep later in...