Thursday, 23 February 2012

Guidelines-Britons

'Stay off drink two days a week' - Britons told

LONDON (Reuters) - Britons should avoid drinking alcohol for at least two days a week to protect their health, a committee of MPs said in a report published on Monday. Current guidelines focus on maximum units of alcohol that can be safely consumed but people sometimes struggle to understand how many units there are in their glass of wine or pint of beer. "We suggest that, if daily guidelines are retained, the Government consider simplifying the guidelines so that, as is the case in Scotland, all individuals are advised to take at least two alcohol-free days a week," the report said. ... read more..

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