moderate drinker

moderate drinker

A term which has been defined in Canada (other countries have similar definitions) as
(1) A woman who has consumed more than 5 alcoholic drinks at a time on less than 12 occasions in her lifetime; or
(2) A man who has consumed more than 5 drinks at a time, between 7 and 52 times in his lifetime.
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Furthermore, if you are a genuine moderate drinker as about 99 per cent of folk insist they are, the increase won't hit you hard.
A moderate drinker they defined as someone drinking 580ml of sake or less per day (equivalent to slightly more than one pint of red wine per day or about 42 units of alcohol per week).
A person who binge drinks on a Friday or Saturday night may consume no more alcohol per week than a moderate drinker, but the effects of binge drinking can be as serious, if not more serious, than drinking steadily day after day,' said Charles Goodlett, a professor at Indiana University School of Medicine.
All it will succeed in doing is adding to costs to the moderate drinker.
And a moderate drinker would not feel punished by a minimum price on alcohol because he/she doesn't drink enough for the increase to hurt.
WINE has long been held to bring benefits to the moderate drinker but beer and spirits also give people a sense of good health, according to research published today.
happy and like still the are Meanwhile, if someone is indeed a moderate drinker, they'll hardly be affected by the increase in unit price.
AS a non-smoker and moderate drinker, I'm fed up of so-called health groups.
If the price of booze was raised to 50p per unit, a heavy drinker would spend pounds 163 a year more on booze, whereas a moderate drinker would only pay pounds 12 more.
We can't stress too highly that Lifeline is for the moderate drinker," said a spokeswoman.
EAMON Dunphy amazed the Charity 252 housemates when he insisted: "I'm a moderate drinker.
A minimum unit price for alcohol is designed to reduce consumption in the heaviest drinkers who favour very cheap alcohol but leave the moderate drinker with little or no changes to what they pay.