Half of middle-aged British men classed as problem drinkers: Average 45 to 65-year-old downs two and a half times the recommended alcohol limit each week 



Nearly half of middle-aged British men are problem drinkers, downing an average 16 pints of beer a week, experts warned yesterday.
These 44 per cent of men aged 45 to 65 are risking their health by drinking more than the recommended limit of 14 units a week – about six pints of beer.
Their average consumption of 16 pints is 37 units a week – more than two and a half times the recommended limit.
However, one in ten men, about 800,000, drink at least 50 units – equal to 21 pints.
Overall, 3.5million middle-aged men are regularly drinking too much, according to a report today by the charity... read more

 
13 May 2016 in Health, Views: 37
Source: Daily Mail
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