Alcohol Facts – 125 Interesting Facts About Alcohol

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There is more alcohol in mouthwash than in wine.

Alcohol related deaths are the 3rd leading lifestyle related cause of deaths.

An estimated 88,000 people die per year due to alcohol related deaths.

Immoderate alcohol consumption is accounting for 2.5 million years of potential life lost per year, on an average of 30 years of potential life lost for each death.

5% of cancer deaths worldwide are due to alcohol consumption.

Alcohol is classified as a Group 1 carcinogen by World Health Organization.

Alcohol is the 4th leading preventable cause of death in U.S.

Nearly 2 billion people worldwide consume alcoholic drinks.

Alcohol can cause over 200 diseases and injury related conditions, such as alcohol dependence, cancers, liver cirrhosis and injuries.

The risk of cancer can be cut down by 30%, by reducing alcohol consumption, exercising, and keeping a healthy body weight.