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Alcohol - Standard Drinks

Adult women should drink less than 11 standard drinks per week.

Adult men should drink less than 17 standard drinks per week.

What is 1 Standard Drink?

1 unit = 1/2 pint of ordinary strength beer/lager/cider

1 small glass of wine (125mls)

1 small glass of sherry (50mls)

1 single measure of spirits(25mls)

It takes one hour for 1 standard drink of alcohol to be cleared from the body.



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