Doing Dry January?

Most people who are trying it are still going

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Three in ten have already failed at 'Dry January' | YouGov

Nothing inspires a health kick like waking up on New Year's Day with a sore head, a diminishing bank balance and an expanding waistline. One in nine Brits (11%) who drink alcohol are opting for a fresh start and intend to stay off the booze in January.

But good intentions and reality can conflict. A week into January, 29% of people taking part in the campaign confess they have slipped and had a sip.

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Yep, doing Dry January really will make you healthier (for a while)

You're almost halfway through Dry January, but your resolve is weakening - not helped by your friend heading to the bar to buy yet another round. Does it matter if you give in and ask for a pint or should you stick to your pledge to avoid alcohol and opt for another lime and soda?

Each January, more and more people sign up to go dry, eschewing alcohol for the month to change their habits, help their health, and raise funds for Alcohol Change UK, the charity that kicked off the annual abstinence event.

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