Experts Can’t Agree Over How Much Alcohol Men Should Drink

Should a 30-year-old recommendation be cut in half?

Jessica Migala
Elemental

--

Photo: Morsa Images/Getty Images

For the past 30 years, the USDA has advised men to limit themselves to two alcoholic drinks per day. The reasoning: Binge drinking (defined, for men, as consuming five drinks in two hours) isn’t the only type of drinking that harms health. Consuming more than two drinks per day…

--

--

Jessica Migala
Elemental

Jessica Migala is a freelance writer focusing on health, fitness, and nutrition. She lives in the Chicago ‘burbs with her two young sons, dog, and husband.