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Having just one drink a day can shrink your brain, new study finds

By Ben Turner , Live Science, March 10, 2022

Just one pint of beer a day can make the brain look two years older.

Drinking even a single pint of beer or glass of wine a day shrinks the brain, and the effect worsens as the daily drinks increase, a new study of middle-age and older adults suggests.

The study, which surveyed over 36,000 U.K. middle-age and older adults, found that, on average, the brains of people who drank two alcoholic units a day — equivalent to a pint (16 ounces) of beer or a 6-ounce glass of wine — had shrunk to appear two years older than the brains of people who consumed none.

And the more drinks that […]

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