Diet Quality Worsens as Alcohol Intake Increases – 3
Narrator: This is NIH Health Matters. I’m Joe Balintfy. If you drink more alcoholic beverages, are you more likely to consume more calories and eat less fruit? A new study says maybe. Dr. Rosalind Breslow, from the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism says of the study findings, they show an association, which might interact to further increase health risks. And…
Breslow: They underscore the need to for all people to be sure to maintain a healthy nutrient dense diet with plenty of fruits and vegetables and whole grains just like your mother told you. And avoid the excess calories that come from too much alcohol, unhealthy fats and added sugars.
Narrator: Learn more on this study and alcohol research 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.
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