When consumed in moderation, alcoholic beverages can make a dinner, baseball game or day at the beach a bit more fun. However, if consumed in large amounts, alcohol can have a negative impact on your health. Let's take a look at some of the ways excessive drinking can lead to temporary or permanent health issues.
The National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism confirms that alcohol consumption in any amount has damaging effects on the brain and the body. The institute also confirms that the damaging effects can persist long after an alcoholic achieves sobriety.
Cancer affects more than 1.6 million people every year. Of those cases, the National Cancer Institute estimates nearly 600,000 people will die of the disease or from related complications. This number has dropped in recent years thanks to advances in cancer care that help improve survivability and quality of life for cancer patients.
The must-have staple of Japanese tea ceremonies, Matcha green tea, is a favorite of health-conscious celebrities, top nutritionists, and health experts. Matcha tea powder is made from nutrition-heralded young leaves of shade-grown Camellia sinensis plants. It’s steamed, stemmed and de-vined before turning into stone-ground fine powder.