Frequent Alcohol Consumption Can Have Detrimental Health Consequences

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Sinisa Franjic

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Published: 28 June 2021 | Article Type :

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Alcohols are derivatives of hydrocarbons and come in nature in several forms. When alcohol is mentioned, ethyl alcohol or ethanol is most often meant. Ethanol is the ingredient in alcoholic beverages, in which it can be found in various percentages. In spirits such as brandy, whiskey, vodka, there may be 20-55 volume percent ethyl alcohol. Liqueurs contain from 30 to 40 percent by volume, while less alcoholic beverages such as wine and beer contain from 2 to 12.5 percent by volume of ethanol. Ethanol, in addition to alcoholic beverages, is also used in medicine as a disinfectant, fixative and preservative preparation.

Keywords: Alcohol, Metabolism, Drinking, Drinkers, Health.

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Sinisa Franjic. (2021-06-28). "Frequent Alcohol Consumption Can Have Detrimental Health Consequences." *Volume 4*, 1, 29-34