Monday, January 30, 2023

Canadian experts warn about alcoholic beverages

MEXICO CITY, Jan. 20 (EL UNIVERSAL).- Drinking alcohol on weekends has become a common practice among people, regardless of age group. And it is that much has been cautioned about the risks involved in the consumption of alcoholic beverages, however, experts in Canada have discovered new evidence.
Canada’s guide on alcohol and health was prepared with the latest research on the risks associated with alcohol consumption and offers some tips for reducing the harm to individuals’ health.
The data document that there are many health benefits to not drinking alcohol, with even as few as two drinks per week reducing risks. But it starts becoming dangerous or harmful when a person consumes three to six standard drinks a week as they can develop different types of cancer.
“Three to six standard drinks per week: At this level your risk of developing several types of cancer increases, including breast and colon cancer,” he writes.
With seven or more, the risk increases that the person will develop heart disease or stroke.
“Each additional standard drink radically increases the risk of alcohol-related consequences,” they report.
On the other hand, they ensure that no type of alcoholic beverage should be consumed when a woman is pregnant or lactating. It is important to clarify that one drink is equivalent to 0.6 ounces (14.0 grams or 1.2 tablespoons) of pure alcohol.
What does the CDC say about this?
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) confirms this in an article about the health risks of consuming alcoholic beverages.
“In the United States, excessive alcohol consumption causes approximately 140,000 deaths a year, as it was responsible for one in 10 deaths among working-age adults ages 20 to 64,” they describe.
Therefore, they recommend avoiding these beverages, although they can be consumed in moderation, which is one drink or less per day for women and two drinks or less per day for men.
The people who are forbidden to use it are:
pregnant woman
People who are driving, planning to drive or participating in other activities that require dexterity, coordination and alertness.
people who are taking medicine
People who are suffering from conditions that could make their health worse if they consume alcohol.
who are recovering from alcohol addiction.

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