Alcohol diabetes and health

Health, alcohol and diabetes We talk a lot about alcohol and your health at Club Soda, and alcohol and diabetes are linked in many ways. It may be helpful to understand the benefits of reducing your drinking to your health, including in preventing diabetes, or in alleviating the symptoms. Type 2 diabetes is the most common type,…

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Giving up alcohol can make you crave chocolate

Alcoholics vs puddings I want to discuss chocolate and alcohol on today’s post. There is a fact that has stuck in my mind from an episode of Bergerac I watched in the late 80’s. I was a teenager, but as a child of a father who drank too much, things you see and hear stick…

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Harriet's sober tips

Club Soda expert member Harriet’s sober tips are based on her 14 years alcohol-free. On this week’s guest webinar, she shares her story, and answers questions from the Club Soda community. Her topics are: 1. Moderation vs complete sobriety 2. Drinking triggers 3. Handling your inner critic 4. Cravings 5. Dealing with social situations 6. How long it…

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Amazon says: In an attempt to win the war on booze, chocolate is a powerful weapon. It fills the void and brings a mixture of pleasure and relief. It prevents us ‘missing out’ as we can now have the desserts we previously avoided, preferring instead another glass of wine. But sugar is not known as the…

Sweet and Sober: A Personal Account of Dealing With Sugar
Rachel Black

Sugar tax – Making a pint of cider even cheaper than a nice soft drink Club Soda, the online community supporting people to change their drinking, has reacted with disappointment at news that the Government will be introducing a ‘one-size-fits all’ sugar tax, that will nudge the cost of a pint of a decent soft…

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Fat cat on a seesaw

Why can’t I lose weight? In one of our MOB bootcamp workshops last week, a woman in her mid-twenties looked at me with a long face: “I work so hard on eating healthily but basically, if I go out for a night on the town, I undo all that hard work in just a few…

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Alcohol and teeth

Meet our guest bloggers Toothpick, the UK’s largest database to find and book a dentist appointment. When we think alcohol, we don’t often think about oral hygiene. So, we decided that we needed to find out a bit more. Toothpick filled us in on the detrimental effects of alcohol on teeth and gums: what are…

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