Check The Facts

It's likely that what you do know about alcohol is based on what you’ve heard or experienced, but how much of that is fact and how much is myth? We’ve worked with our panel of experts to produce a range of alcohol information and advice. So whether you want to know about the impact alcohol can have on your health or the effect of underage drinking on your children, it’s all here.

Pages that belong to this section:

Explore

  • Calories in alcohol Calories in alcohol
    Popular topic

    Calories in alcohol

    Find out why alcohol is extra-fattening and how many calories are in your favourite drink.

    Calories in alcohol Used for graphical purposes
  • Types of alcohol Used for graphical purposes Units and calories in lager Units and calories in lager

    Units and calories in lager

    Get the facts on tap about exactly what goes into your lager

    Lager facts on tap Used for graphical purposes
  • Did you know?

    Every year alcohol causes around 4% of cancer cases in the UK, about 12,500 cases

    Alcohol and cancer
  • What is alcohol? Used for graphical purposes Alcohol advice for parents this Christmas

    Alcohol advice for parents this Christmas

    Advice to deal with the potential pitfalls of the festive season.

    Advice about alcohol and young people at Christmas Used for graphical purposes
  • Used for graphical purposes
  • Effects on the body Used for graphical purposes Health effects of alcohol resources

    Health effects of alcohol resources

    A list of downloadable resources for educational and informative purposes, on the emotional, physical, short and long term effects of alcohol.

    Downloadable PDF Factsheets Used for graphical purposes