1 For these Wine 142 ml (5 oz.). guidelines , Beer 341 ml (12 oz.). Cider/. 12% alcohol content Distilled alcohol a drink . (rye, gin, rum, etc.). 5%. 43 ml ( oz.). alcohol Cooler 40% alcohol content content 341 ml (12 oz.). means: 5%. alcohol content Your limits When zero's the limit Pregnant? Reduce your long-term health risks by Do not drink when you are: Zero is safest drinking no more than: 0. driving a vehicle or using If you are pregnant or planning 10 drinks a week for women, with no machinery and tools to become pregnant, or about to 2 3 more than 2 drinks a day most days breastfeed, the safest choice is to taking medicine or other drugs 15 drinks a week for men, with no drink no alcohol at all. more than 3 drinks a day most days that interact with alcohol Plan non-drinking days every week to avoid doing any kind of dangerous Delay your drinking physical activity developing a habit.
2 alcohol can harm the way the body and living with mental or physical brain develop. Teens should speak with Special occasions health problems their parents about drinking. If they choose to drink, they should do so under parental living with alcohol dependence guidance; never more than 1 2 drinks at Reduce your risk of injury and harm by drinking no more than 3 drinks (for women) pregnant or planning to be pregnant a time, and never more than 1 2 times or 4 drinks (for men) on any single occasion. per week. They should plan ahead, follow responsible for the safety of others local alcohol laws and consider the Safer Plan to drink in a safe environment. Stay making important decisions drinking tips listed in this brochure. within the weekly limits outlined above in Your limits. Youth in their late teens to age 24 years should never exceed the daily and weekly limits outlined in Your limits.
3 Safer drinking CCSA wishes to thank the partners who Canada's tips supported development of Canada's Low-Risk alcohol Drinking guidelines . For a complete list of the organizations Low-Risk Set limits for yourself and stick to them. supporting the guidelines , please visit alcohol Drink slowly. Have no more than drinking- guidelines /Pages/Supporters- Drinking 2 drinks in any 3 hours. For every drink of alcohol , guidelines have one non-alcoholic drink. Eat before and while you are drinking. Drinking is a personal Always consider your age, body weight and health problems that Visit our website to find out more! choice. If you choose to might suggest lower limits. drink, these guidelines While drinking may provide health Reference: can help you decide when, Butt, P., Beirness, D., Gliksman, L., Paradis, C., & Stockwell, benefits for certain groups of people, T.
4 (2011). alcohol and health in Canada: A summary of where, why and how. do not start to drink or increase your evidence and guidelines for low-risk drinking. Ottawa, ON: Canadian Centre on Substance Use and Addiction. drinking for health benefits. The Canadian Centre on Substance Use and Addiction changes lives by bringing people and knowledge together to reduce the harm of alcohol and other drugs on society. We partner with public, private and non-governmental Low-risk drinking helps to organizations to improve the health and safety of Canadians. promote a culture of moderation. Low-risk drinking 500 75 Albert Street, Ottawa, ON K1P 5E7. Tel: 613-235-4048 | Fax: 613-235-8101. supports healthy Charitable #: 122328750RR0001. Developed on behalf of the lifestyles. National alcohol Strategy Advisory Committee Canadian Centre on Substance Use and Addiction 2017.
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