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Q&A Helpful Hints for a Happy & Safe Holiday

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The holidays are here and so are the parties along with family gatherings filled with great food,
fun, and maybe more than a few drinks. Here are some great reminders on how you can keep
your holidays swinging and safe at the same time.

1) How much is too much alcohol? For men, a moderate amount of alcohol equates to no
more than two drinks per day and for women; one drink per day. One drink equals: One
12-ounce bottle of beer or wine cooler, One 5-ounce glass of wine, or 1.5 ounces of 80-
proof distilled spirits. According to the National Institute of Health, drinking more than a
moderate amount can increase the risk of injury, stroke, high blood pressure, depression,
and cancer. Remember that in both genders, as you age, you are less likely to adapt
as quickly or process alcohol and it may have a longer effect on you than previously
remembered.
2) I heard that red wine was good for you.What are the pros and cons of alcohol
consumption? Moderate red wine consumption (one glass for women, two gla…