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MMA Diet 101: Drinking Alcohol

Written on May 28, 2011 by Markham Mencken

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Since time immemorial, alcohol's impact to human body is still a debate. So the question is this: How does alcohol affects a MMA fighter's body?

As written the by the renowned Standford University psychologist, Dr. Leo Festinger, “A man with conviction is a hard man to change. Tell him you disagree and he turns away. Show him facts or figures and he questions your sources. Appeal to logic and he fails to see your point.”
Indeed, it is much easier to rationalize reasons in favor of our habits than to discredit them. That is why people dig in to fad diets, which happens to be remarkably similar to how they already eat. And it’s also the same with regards to drinking alcohol. While research has proven that occasional and moderate alcohol consumption have some benefits on human health, it also have its antithesis — especially with regards to athletes.

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