Diet Quality Worsens as Alcohol Intake Increases – 1
Narrator: This is NIH Health Matters. I’m Joe Balintfy. The more you drink, the worse your food choices.
Breslow: When people drank more they tended to make poorer food choices.
Narrator: But Dr. Rosalind Breslow at the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism qualifies results from a recent study.
Breslow: It’s important to note that our study was not designed to determine whether there was a cause and effect relationship between drinking and food choices, rather we were interested in seeing what the relationship might be.
Narrator: The study of 15,000 adults in the U.S. found that increased alcoholic beverage consumption was associated with decreased diet quality. Learn more on this study and the effects of alcohol at www.niaaa.nih.gov. Health Matters is produced by the National Institutes of Health, part of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
About NIH Audio
NIH Audio offers free audio news programs from the National Institutes of Health, your reliable source for health information.
All NIH Audio content is in the public domain and can be used without charge or restriction provided that it is not used to misrepresent our agency nor used to suggest we endorse any private organization, product, or service.
NIH Audio is a service of the Office of Communications & Public Liaison.