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Alcohol unit guidelines - what do they mean for you?

The government's low risk guidelines explained.

14

units

a week for both
men & women

BUT don't 'save up' your 14 units, it's best to spread evenly across the week.

Beer

Wine

Cider

Spirits

Alchopops

Select the drinks above to see what

14 units

looks like

14(based on average pint of 4% beer) units = 6 pints of beer

If you drink no more than 6 pints a week you will be at low risk of alcohol effecting your health.

14(based on 175ml glass of 13% wine) units = 6 Glasses of wine

If you drink no more than 6 glasses a week you will be at low risk of alcohol affecting your health.

14(based on average pint of 5% cider) units = 6 pints of cider

If you drink no more than 6 pints a week you will be at low risk of alcohol affecting your health.

14(based on 25ml shot of 40% spirit) units = 6 double shots

If you drink no more than 6 shots a week you will be at low risk of alcohol affecting your health.

14(based on 275ml bottle of 4% alcopop) units = 12 bottles of alcopops

If you drink no more than 12 alcopops a week you will be at low risk of alcohol affecting your health.

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x6
Equivalent
6 slices of pizza
Equivalent
6 ice creams
Equivalent
6 Doughnuts
Equivalent
6 bags of Chocolate buttons
Equivalent
12 Small hot chocolates with cream
1092
Calories
954
Calories
1250
Calories
854
Calories
2040
Calories

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