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Dry July: The Benefits of Reducing Alcohol Intake

Monday 01 July, 2024

Participating in Dry July ( is an excellent opportunity to take a break from alcohol, support a worthy cause, and experience the numerous benefits of reducing your alcohol intake. This month-long challenge encourages individuals to abstain from alcohol while raising funds for people affected by cancer. Let’s delve into the advantages of cutting back on alcohol and discover some fantastic non-alcoholic options available at Kiaora Place.

Health Benefits of Reducing Alcohol Intake

  • Improved Sleep Quality: Alcohol can interfere with your sleep cycle, leading to restless nights. By reducing alcohol intake, you may find yourself sleeping more soundly and waking up refreshed.
  • Enhanced Mental Clarity: Cutting out alcohol can lead to better concentration, improved decision-making, and a clearer mind overall.
  • Better Hydration: Alcohol is a diuretic, which can lead to dehydration. Drinking more non-alcoholic beverages helps keep you hydrated, contributing to healthier skin and overall wellness.
  • Weight Management: Alcoholic beverages often contain high calories. Reducing your alcohol consumption can aid in weight management and help you maintain a healthier lifestyle.

Non-Alcoholic Options at Kiaora Place

To help you through Dry July, Kiaora Place offers a variety of refreshing and healthy non-alcoholic beverages. One standout option is Cali Press, known for their delicious cold-pressed juices and smoothies.

Among their offerings, the Popeye stands out as a revitalizing blend of kale, spinach, celery, cucumber, and lemon, perfect for a nutritious boost. If you’re looking for something vibrant and packed with vitamins, the Radiant Glow combines carrot, orange, green apple, turmeric, ginger, and probiotics.

For those with a sweet tooth, the Cali Bery Smoothie is a delightful mix of mixed berries, banana, goji, almond mylk, and coconut, delivering a satisfying and healthy treat. And if you’re in the mood for something rich and creamy, the PB-N-CHOC Smoothie features peanut butter, organic roasted cocoa, banana, plant protein, almond mylk and honey, offering a guilt-free indulgence.

For those who enjoy the taste of alcoholic beverages, Dan Murphy’s offers an impressive selection of non-alcoholic wines, beers, ciders, and spirits. Here are some top picks:

Altina, Finger Lime Sauvignon Blanc: The perfect blend of premium de-alcoholised Sauvignon Blanc and Native Australian Finger Lime. Bright aroma of white nectarine and fresh cucumber. A crisp, lingering finish underpinned with herbaceous notes.

Allure, De-Alcoholised Sparkling: Elegant and light, the nose shows upfront floral aromatics with red apple, pomegranate, apricot, fresh peach and subtle whiffs of caramel. The palate has a brisk and lively entry, abounding with yellow stone fruit flavours, lime-like freshness and a succulent acidity.

Heineken 0.0: Enjoy the classic taste of Heineken without the alcohol. Perfect for social gatherings or a casual evening at home.

Bier Vandestreek, Playground Non Alcoholic IPA: Brewed with 5 types of American hops, but contains almost no alcohol! As a result, you can smell and taste the flavours of citrus fruits, tropical fruits with a pleasant bitterness.

Lyre’s Non-Alcoholic Spirits: Enjoy the sophisticated taste of spirits without the alcohol. Try their Dry London Spirit for a gin-like experience or the American Malt for a whiskey alternative.

Participating in Dry July is a rewarding way to improve your health and support a meaningful cause. By reducing your alcohol intake, you can experience numerous benefits and explore delicious non-alcoholic beverages from retailers like Cali Press and Dan Murphy’s at Kiaora Place. Embrace the challenge, enjoy the journey, and raise a glass to better health and well-being!