Fig.1 has highlighted a range of reasons that promote consumption of energy drinks, where, 163 students indicated that they consumed energy drink to
accompany friends, 113 students indicated for better performance in exams, and 108 students reported for concentration during studies.
"They'll be particularly aware of the problem at Christmas because most commonly they're using drink to
help them overcome social shyness, lack of confidence, or nerves.
Of those aged 18 to 24, 59 per cent drink to
get drunk while 43 per cent of 25 to 34 year olds do the same.
BMI increased across all drinkers as alcohol intake per drinking day increased, from 26.5 kg/[m.sup.2] in men consuming one drink to
27.5 kg/[m.sup.2] in men consuming four on more drinks and from 25.1 kg/[m.sup.2] in women consuming one drink to
25.9 kg/[m.sup.2] in women consuming four or more drinks.
Do you drink to
such an extent that the next day you cannot remember dancing on the table or getting thrown out of the club?
"Teens often drink to
fit in, even though there are lots of other ways to be accepted that are not as destructive as this," says Dr.
The partnership initiated a number of efforts, including creating more late-night, alcohol-free events, outreach to local bars to reduce alcohol abuse, and starting a social norms marketing campaign to tell students that they don't have to drink to
have a good time (see "Selling the Social Norm," page 32).
By the end of 2003, the South African company will be exporting its drink to
the United States, which consumes 80% of tequila exports and spends $3 billion on the clear liquor.
Nearly one-third of high school students binge drink--or, in plain language, drink to
get drunk--at least once per month.
"People here drink to
get drunk, but in Europe they drink because they like it."
Using the usual blood-alcohol concentration achieved during a drinking episode as the measure, males in the American sample usually achieved a blood-alcohol concentration of .115% while females drink to
a level of .077%.
It is also more than evident that different drinkers drink to
different extents on different drinking occasions and so differentially expose themselves to the incapacitating effects of alcohol.
Students may drink to
let off steam, or drink to
get drunk, or boast about how much they can drink without puking.
The name was changed to "Red Snapper"--thought to be more refined--until someone decided there was something fishy about it and renamed it "Morning Glory," because it was originally created as a drink to
help face the morning after.
There's no reason for water in the drink to
move into your cells.