Sunday, 2 October 2011

What Alcohol Does To The Body

Just 3 glasses a day of alcoholic drinks, the human body is exposed to:
  • Cancers of the oral cavity and pharynx, oesophagus, larynx, breast, liver, colon, rectum
  • Liver cirrhosis
  • Essential hypertension
  • Chronic pancreatitis
"You cannot get a cancer cell occurring unless DNA is altered. When you drink, the acetaldehyde is corrupting the DNA of life and puts you on the road to cancer.
"One of most common genetic defects in man is our inability to counteract the toxicity of alcohol", saya Dr KJ Patel from the Medical Research Council's laboratory of molecular biology in Cambridge.

Read the rest of the article here.

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