Non drinking dating
Some people say, "Well, I had five drinks, but "x" hours went by, so I don’t think it was a binge." If many hours passed while the person was drinking, perhaps consuming five drinks did not equal a "binge" on that occasion. Call it a "binge" or call it something else; over one hour or over ten, five drinks on one occasion is not a healthy amount of alcohol for anyone to consume.
Moderate drinking is defined as a maximum of one drink daily for women and two drinks daily for men.
A standard drink is defined as 1.5 ounces of spirits, 5 ounces of wine, or 12 ounces of beer.
Five drinks on one occasion will make almost anyone "legally" drunk, and will make most people quite drunk.
At least five non-drinking hours after the last drink would have had to pass before the person would be sober.
Again, bingeing boils down to intent number of drinks in a row.
Researchers reviewed 143 studies comprising more than 365,000 participants from 19 countries.
In addition, drinking alcohol while taking medications can be extremely dangerous.This content has not been reviewed within the past year and may not represent Web MD's most up-to-date information.To find the most current information, please enter your topic of interest into our search box. 17, 2011 -- Moderate alcohol consumption may help stave off memory problems and/or Alzheimer's disease, a study shows.Malt liquor, which looks and tastes a lot like beer, contains 50% more ethanol per ounce than regular beer.A commonsense caution to keep in mind is that the size of the glass can easily make a drink "nonstandard." At many casual parties, beer and other drinks are served in 16-20 ounce plastic cups.If a person is drinking that quickly, he or she will become drunk, and it does constitute a binge.