Can Part of the Health Damage Linked to Alcohol Misuse in Scotland be Attributable to the Type of Drink and its Low Price (by Permitting a Rapid Rate of Consumption)? A Point of View

CATHERINE TSANG, Jan Gill, Heather Black, Jonathan Chick

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This article considers two sets of data describing the extent of consumption of white spirit drinks by a sample of patients who abuse alcohol and the analysis of drink antioxidant content. We present a proposal for discussion that the rapid consumption of alcoholic drinks, low in protective antioxidant compounds, may potentially be more damaging to the body
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)398-400
JournalAlcohol and Alcoholism
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - 6 May 2010



  • alcohol abuse
  • antioxidants
  • ethanol
  • alcoholic beverages

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