Drinking and Cardiovascular Health
The relationship between alcohol and CVD is complicated and depends on the pattern of drinking. While heavy consumption is a risk factor for CVD, light to moderate drinking has been identified as protective against several diseases among some groups of individuals.
National Drinking Guidelines
Health promotion efforts by governments aim to encourage lifestyles and choices that support the health and wellbeing of citizens.
Unrecorded alcohol includes a variety of legal and illegal products and is particularly prevalent in low- and middle-income countries.