Alcohol (in beverages) - is produced by the fermentation process of yeast, using ingredient such as fruit, barley and rye.

According to the World Health Organization:

Drinking alcoholic beverages has both immediate and long-term effects on your health. Your drinking behaviours determine the health effect of alcohol. They are:

 
  1. Drinking pattern
    Frequent or occasional heavy drinking over a short period of time increases your immediate risk of suffering from injuries and health problems.
  2. Cumulated amount of alcohol drunk over time
    Every single drink of alcoholic beverage in your lifetime adds up in affecting your health in long-term.
 

So if you do not drink at all, do not start drinking.
If you choose to drink alcoholic beverages, limit your drink to minimise alcohol-related harm.

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