New government alcohol unit guidelines

The guidelines

*We will be updating all of our website and tools to reflect the new alcohol guidance announced on 8 January 2016.*

 

New alcohol guidelines

The alcohol limit for men has been lowered to be the same as for women. The UK’s Chief Medical Officer (CMO) guideline for both men and women is that:

  • You are safest not to drink regularly more than 14 units per week. This is to keep health risks from drinking alcohol to a low level
  • If you do drink as much as 14 units week it is best to spread this evenly across the week

Read more here: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-35252650

 

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