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Drinkers Outlive Non Drinkers – Can’t Argue With Science

by | 30th, August 2010

HEAVY drinkers outlive non drinkers. Why? Time magazine’s John Cloud (via David Matthews) says those who don’t drink tend to die sooner than those who do.

A survey in Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research says moderate drinkers taking one to three drinks a day have the lowest mortality rates.

This might well be an average, so six drinks every other day is the way to go to be pickled and thus preserved for your dotage.

And then we learn that people who don’t drink tend to be from lower socioeconomic classes, since drinking can be expensive ”.

This survey

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