For several decades US government advice on diet and health have included evidence-based guidelines for moderate adult alcohol consumption for those who choose to drink. This year a group of academics has become involved in the review of this guidance and may be looking to dramatically changed the established guidelines in this area. Under the new approach, a group seeks to change the definition of moderate drinking. Under the new guidelines, an adult American man who chooses to have two drinks at dinner or two drinks without a meal would be labeled an excessive drinker. This discussion seems to be a matter of politics and science intersecting. Questions?
Posted on 1 October 2020