Teetotaling can be used to lose weight, improve sleep, increase exercise performance, quit smoking and annoy your friends.

“While heavy drinking presents the greatest cancer risk, daily alcohol consumption of up to 1.5 drinks accounts for
26-35% of alcohol-attributable cancer deaths in the United States.”

Nelson D, Jarman D, Rehm J, et al. Alcohol-Attributable Cancer Deaths and Years of Potential Life Lost in the United States.
American Journal of
Public Health

Alcohol and Cancer

Globally, alcohol-attributable cancers account for 25% of alcohol-related deaths for women and 18% for men – making
it one of the largest entirely avoidable risk factors.

Sober for Good: New Solutions for Drinking Problems -- Advice from Those Who Have Succeeded: Anne M. Fletcher M.S. R.D.: 0046442219075: Amazon.com: Books

Excessive Alcohol Use When You’re Young Could Have Lasting Impacts on Your Brain -- ScienceDaily

Alcohol use: If you drink, keep it moderate - MayoClinic.com

Alcohol Exacerbates Skin Diseases

Alcohol and Weight Gain – The Effects of Alcohol on the Body

Dr. Nicholas Perricone: 7 Deadly Sins of Skin Aging

Read what he says about alcohol and skin

The Transtheoretical Model of Behavior Change

Drunk driving statistics