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The festive tipple!

The endless parties, dinner catch-up, breakups and then of course Christmas day…there is a lot of opportunity to have drink or three…or four. But how much is too much? Below you will find some tips to moderate and be a little more mindful of your alcohol consumption over the festive season….Oh, and a little bonus tip just in case you do overindulge! Once alcohol enter the blood stream, your body goes right to work and it’s top priority is to get rid of it. Your liver is the primary site for alcohol breakdown, but it also, whilst in our bodies, raises triglycerides, blood pressure, is loaded with kJ and contrary to popular belief, is not so good for the heart ( when overindulging). So how to enjoy a little tipple without overindulging? This can be challenging when we are socialising more and lets be honest, there is a lot of social pressure out there. Australians have a very laid back attitude in general, especially when it comes to drinking, but new research has revealed that people who are cutting …