It may seem like you don't drink much, but a drink or two most evenings can do harm to your body.
From making you gain weight to increasing your risk of cancer, alcohol can have serious effects on your body. The more you drink, and the more often, the greater the risk to your health. See the video below for more information:
It's important to know how much you are drinking and the easy ways you can cut back:
- Here you can find out further information about drinking levels, how many units and calories are in your drink.
If you regularly drink more than 14 units a week, try these simple tips to help you cut down.
Fourteen units is equivalent to six pints of average strength beer or 10 small glasses of low strength wine. To find out exactly how much 14 units are see the Unit information page.
Here you can find out if you are drinking too much.
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