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Alcohol Facts

Welcome to Alcohol-Facts.Net

Know the facts before drinking. This website lists interesting alcohol facts and seldom known statistics on those who drink. These facts and data are compiled from credible sources such as the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA) and the National Organization on Fetal Alcohol Syndrome (NOFAS).

Fast Alcohol Facts

  • An ounce of alcohol contains the amount of calories equivalent to those in a baked potato or a glass of milk.
  • In the United States, beer ranks fourth in consumption of any kind of beverage behind soft drinks, milk and coffee.
  • Binge drinking is generally defined as the consumption of 5 or more drinks on 1 occasion.
  • Although many drinkers speak of getting high, and initially experience alcohol as a stimulant, alcohol is actually a depressant.
  • Each year, thousands of people choke on their own vomit while intoxicated.
  • By the time students are in the eighth grade, 55 percent of students have at least tried alcoholic beverages.

Learn More Alcohol Facts In the Following Sections

facts about alcohol
More Alcohol Facts
More facts on alcohol.

alcohol related deaths
Facts on Alcohol Related Deaths
The grim facts of alcohol with statistics linking some fatalities to drinking.

underage drinking facts
Underage Drinking Facts
Facts on alcohol consumption by kids, teenagers and college students.

alcohol and the human body
Alcohol and the Human Body
Information on how the human body handles alcohol and the effects it has on it.

alcohol and pregnancy
Alcohol During Pregnancy
How consuming alcohol during a pregnancy can effect a child.

Additional Alcohol Facts
Extra alcohol facts that you might not know about.

The History of Alcohol

Alcohol History Facts
A Timeline In the History of Alcohol

Links for Alcoholism Help
If you have a drinking problem and need some help, here are some support groups and organizations that can lend you a hand.

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