CTVNews.ca Staff, with a CTV Atlantic report
Published Friday, January 4, 2019 5:14 PM EST
A new survey of people who participated in "January January" – washing alcohol for January January – a & # 39; suggest that there may be annual benefits of sleeping better, and & # 39; saving money and drinking less generally.
Armed by a psychologist at Sussex University, the survey purchased more than 2,000 adults in the U.K. who was scheduled for January in the Dry in 2018. He continued with them in February and six months later, in August. In the third survey there were 816 participants.
Participants said they were less than normal drinks, from 4.3 days a week to 3.3 days a week. They also used less alcohol each day and said they were drinking so often. Over 80 per cent of those surveyed said they were saving money and their # 39; feeling more control of drinking.
The participants also commented on a variety of other health benefits, from better skin and more energy for better weight loss and sleeping.
"Interestingly, these changes in the use of alcohol are also seen in the partners who did not stay free of charge throughout the month – although they are a bit smaller," Richard De Visser, the researcher led by the study, said in a statement. "This shows that there are real benefits in trying to complete January in September."
The Canadian Hazardous Hazardous Guidelines suggest that men ' They limit their alcohol consumption to 15 drinks per week and women to 10 drinks per week, with three drinks per day for men and two days a day for women.
Canada's Cancer Society supports challenges such as Dry January and the event in Gearran Gear will be the case; kept.
"We need to begin to realize that (drinking) is a very harmful one to our health," CTV Atlantic said Todd Leader, vice president, had support programs for the Canadian Canse Association in Canada.
He said that many people do not understand that he is a carcinogen; in alcohol – such as tobacco – called at least five types of cancer.
Nicki Kiepek, a professor at Dalhousie University's medical care school, told CTV Atlantic that it is very difficult to focus on something as well as being absent from drinking, as acting, instead of going to & # 39; making changes like trying to drink.
Jenna Conter is among those Canadians who have been participating in Dry January, and # 39; choose instead of drinking coffee.
"I really realized that my age is now, it's not the best way to get the holiday spirit & holiday," said CTV Atlantic.
Last year, Conter sent away drinking alcohol for six months. She does not think this year's challenge will be harder.
"It's a lot safer for my girl than the time I spent coffee for a month," she said.