How much alcohol is REALLY safe? None, say cancer specialists

Source: Daily Mail

It will come as bad news for people who enjoy a daily tipple – when it comes to reducing your risk of cancer, there is no such thing as a safe amount of alcohol.

French researchers said most nations including the UK and U.S. set their drink limit guidelines to deal with short-term effects of alcohol and were not designed to prevent chronic diseases.

Therefore while the UK’s current daily alcohol guidelines (four units for men and three for women) discourage binge drinking and visits to the hospital, they do not take long-term health risks into account.

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