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.

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    Alcohol and pregnancy

    Information and advice for mums-to-be who have questions about alcohol during pregnancy.

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  • 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

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

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    What is an alcohol unit?

    Our guide gives you the facts and advice on alcohol units and measures.

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  • Effects on the body Used for graphical purposes Alcohol poisoning Alcohol poisoning

    Alcohol poisoning

    The causes, the symptoms and what you should do if alcohol poisoning occurs.

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