Religiousness and spirituality have little influence on drug and alcohol use, study finds

Una ridícula generalización !!!! Que será lo que cosieran religiosidad y espiritualidad !!! Como tomarán y practicaran las personas observadas … es casi absurdo este tipo de supuestos ya que este es un asunto tan individual que es diferente para cada ser humano …

Faith in a higher power appears to have less of an influence on substance use and abuse than previously believed, according to a new study.

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Combined use of alcohol, cocaine may play a unique role in suicide risk

Alcohol use can be found in suicide deaths and unintentional deaths due to injuries such as those from motor vehicle collisions (MVCs). The authors of this study argue that it is important to distinguish between the roles that alcohol may play in the two different types of deaths. Consequently, they compared postmortem toxicology results for alcohol and other drugs, alone and in combination, in suicide and MVC deaths. Leer Más

Sugar is the ‘alcohol of the child’, yet we let it dominate the breakfast table

Sugar is the ‘alcohol of the child’, yet we let it dominate the breakfast table

With kids consuming half their sugar quota first thing, it’s no wonder they’re getting diabetes and liver disease. We have to fight corporate interests
Children eating breakfast.
‘On average, cereal contains a whopping 12g of sugar, all added, in a typical serving.’ Photograph: Stockbyte/Rex Features

Breakfast is considered by most nutrition experts, including Public Health England, to be the most important meal of the day. It gets your brain and your metabolism going, and it suppresses the hunger hormone in your stomach so you won’t overeat at lunch. But in our busy lives, it’s easy to turn to what is quick, cheap, or what you can eat on the go. Cold cereal. Instant oatmeal. For those die-hard “I’m gonna serve something hot for breakfast” types, it’s microwaveable breakfast sandwiches. Gotta get out the door now? Granola bars. Protein bars. Yoghurt smoothies.

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