Tag Archive for wine consumption

Could Urinary Tartaric Acid Levels Function as a Proxy for Self-Reported Wine Consumption Habits?

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One of the major disadvantages to using self-reported alcohol consumption patterns in research studies is that fact that self-reported data may not actually reflect the true nature of individual alcohol consumption rates.  For example, some people may be hesitant to…

Do Self-Reports on Drinking Motives Reflect Actual Alcohol Consumption in Real-Life Scenarios?

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What motivates someone to drink has been linked to the amount of alcohol one typically consumes.  Previously on The Academic Wino, a study was presented that showed people consuming alcohol for “positive” reasons (such as the taste or the health…