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More Reason To Drink In Moderation

Further evidence has emerged that drinking alcohol increases the risk of having a irregular heartbeat. According to recent research by cardiologist Peter Kistler, even moderate drinking can increase your risk of atrial fibrillation by 7 per cent. While we don’t recommend quitting alcohol completely, this is definitely more reason to drink in moderation. Stick to […]

How do You Know When you’ve had Enough

Knowing when to quit is an important quality that we need to develop in order to become responsible drinkers. But the problem with this is that once we start drinking, the alcohol relaxes us and gives us a sense of euphoria which is difficult to quit. So the more we drink, the more we want […]

Learn the Legal Drinking Limits

What is the standard drink?   For regular as well as occasional drinkers it is a good idea to know exactly what the law says about alcohol, including what constitutes a standard drink according to government standards. Drinks limits in Oz are based on these standards, which is why it is important to know what […]

How to tell what a standard drink is

For drinkers it is important to understand how to calculate a standard drink according to Australian standards in order to stay within drinking limits. Rather than counting glasses or bottles of alcohol drinkers can count standard drinks in order to keep track of how much alcohol they have consumed because it is a more reliable […]