We hear lots about the so-called benefits of moderate drinking. Yet most studies have not taken into account different patterns of drinking. Researchers found in a 20 year study that even occasional binge drinking among older moderate drinkers resulted in significantly earlier death and erases any health benefit associated with moderate drinking. Binge drinking is often a part of real life moderate drinking and may be a slippery slope for many.
PositiveTip: Alcohol carries too many hidden pitfalls. Avoid it altogether!