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Top 10 Ways to Maintain Your Weight


7
Go Easy on the Booze
Limit your drinks per day to two for men and one for women.
Limit your drinks per day to two for men and one for women.
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This means an average of one to two drinks per day for men and one drink per day for women. (A drink equals 12 ounces of beer, 4 ounces of wine, 1.5 ounces of 80-proof spirits or 1 ounce of 100-proof spirits.) Drinking more than moderately can increase the risk of such dangers as alcoholism, high blood pressure, obesity, stroke, breast cancer, suicide and accidents.