Health

Revised health guidelines urge much less alcohol consumption

Late in 2020, the National Health and Medical Research Council released its latest Guidelines to reduce health risks from drinking alcohol. These lowered the recommended maximum that health adults Australians should drink ...

Obstetrics & gynaecology

Drinking water nitrate risks for babies assessed

There's no conclusive evidence that nitrate in drinking water causes adverse birth outcomes such as preterm birth or birth defects, according to a review for the government by the Liggins Institute at the University of Auckland.

Sports medicine & Kinesiology

Which sports drinks are best for hydration?

Hypotonic drinks ingested during exercise hydrate better than isotonic, hypertonic, and water-based sports drinks, according to new research led by a team from Massey University.

Psychology & Psychiatry

Taxing sugary drinks curbs consumption, but only when pointed out

From sodas to sports drinks, sweetened beverages are a staple of the American diet, though this is not without consequences. Excessive consumption of sugary drinks is linked to a host of health problems, including diabetes, ...

Health

Moderate amounts of caffeine not linked to maternal health risks

Good news for pregnant coffee lovers: Consuming a low amount of caffeine during pregnancy could help to reduce gestational diabetes risk, according to researchers in the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania ...

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Drinking

Drinking is the act of consuming water (or a beverage that contains water) through the mouth. Water is required for many of life’s physiological processes. Both excessive and inadequate water intake are associated with health problems.

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