London [UK], January 2 (ANI): Various studies in the past have shown that drinking alcohol carelessly can give many
problems related to health to a person.
'Dry January' involves saying bye to the booze for an entire month. It is becoming an annual tradition for many people,
reports Daily Express.
For some, it's part of a New Year's resolution to drink less, while others claim it's a way to "detox" from excessive
drinking over the holidays-but according to many experts it's going to do beneficial things for their health.
Additionally, decreasing alcohol intake could also reduce your risk of cancer. While not everyone who drinks alcohol
will develop the deadly condition, there is a definite link.
According to a poll, more than three million people in the UK are expected to give up alcohol today in a bid to give
The campaign is endorsed by Public Health England, which said that Dry January was based on sound behavioural principles
and that it helps re-set drinking patterns for weeks or even months. Two-thirds of those who attempt Dry January make it
through the month without drinking.
Studies claim that alcohol causes around four percent of all cancers in the UK - or about 12,800 cases.