The health Ministry questioned the existence of safe doses of alcohol


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The health Ministry denied information about the existence of a safe dose of alcohol for each day. This was stated by the Director of the National medical research centre for preventive medicine, chief extraordinary specialist of Department of therapy and General practice Drapkina, reports TASS.

“I officially declare to you that the safe dose of alcohol. Never believe in such publications. There is no safe dose, it is better not to drink at all” she said, adding that initially it was about desyatiraundovy portions of pure alcohol, which is used to compare the strength of the drinks. So, daily consumption of alcohol is not meant.

Earlier, first Deputy Chairman of the Duma Committee on education and science Gennady Onishchenko urged to expel the expert of the Ministry of health, which allowed the Russians to drink five days a week. However, he did not specify how often, in his opinion, it is possible to consume alcohol.

On September 19, the health Ministry said that there is a safe amount of alcohol that can be consumed daily. A portion of the standard to 100 ml wine alcohol level of 12 percent and 300 milliliters of beer with 4.5 percent. Thus, for women safe portion is 200 milliliters of wine, and 600 milliliters of beer, and for men, 300 milliliters of wine and 900 milliliters of beer. The experts said that a week is necessary to arrange at least two “sober day”, to use a specified amount of alcohol did not cause serious harm to health.

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