New guidelines reduce amount of liquor men can drink safely

[WCCO-TV, August 11, 2020] If you decide to have an alcoholic drink, limiting yourself to one a day is best—whether you’re a man or woman.

That’s the new advice experts are recommending for the U.S. Dietary Guidelines for Americans. Previously, the guidelines said men should limit themselves to two drinks a day, and that women should limit themselves to one. That advice has been in place since 1990.

Allina Health's medical director of the Addiction Medicine Program, Dr. David Frenz, talked with WCCO News about the rationale for the recommendation change.

Posted on August 11, 2020 in AddictionaddictionMental Health and Addiction

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