1 Large Glass of Wine Per Day Raises Cancer Risk 20 Percent

Drinking a glass of wine every day may be good for your heart health, but experts say it increases your chances of liver and bowel cancer by about 20 percent, Asian News International reported.

And the same can be said for drinking a pint of beer every day or a couple glasses of alcohol, like gin or vodka, said Dr. Rachel Thompson, a science program manager for the World Cancer Research Fund.

“If you are drinking a pint of lager or a large glass of wine every day, then this might not seem like a lot, but the science shows you are increasing your risk of bowel cancer by 18 percent and your risk of liver cancer by 20 percent,” Thompson said.

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