It’s time to wrap your head around what’s happening inside your body when you throw back a cocktail or beer.

Adopting a whole-food diet and practicing a healthy lifestyle can still find you in social situations where you want to drink alcohol. In fact, a balanced lifestyle includes an intentional approach to social gatherings where alcohol is something to enjoy in celebration, rather than a form of therapy. This article will arm you with the science-based knowledge to take care of yourself before, during and after drinking. Below, learn about how side effects of alcohol and how your body processes alcohol, and walk away with simple tips to prioritize your health and wellbeing the next time you choose to partake.

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