A new study published in the journal Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research found that “light” drinking more than 3 times per week could lead to early death.
This includes having one or two drinks per sitting, according to the report. The study found that those who drank more than four times per week were at a 20 percent higher risk of dying early compared to those who imbibed fewer times per week.
The accumulation of new evidence suggests that researchers are stepping away from the “glass of red wine per day” suggestion.
Data for the study was collected from the National Health Interview Survey.
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