Welcome to the Alcohol Problems & Solutions website, debunking myths and sharing effective peer-reviewed ways to reduce drinking problems and live healthier for more than 20 years.
Our body produces alcohol naturally. It doe so throughout our lives. And we don’t wait until age 21 in the US to make our own alcohol. Also it doesn’t matter what our religion teaches about alcohol. We still produce it. This process is endogenous ethanol production. It occurs 24 hours… Read more
Here you’ll find drinking jokes and one liners. Enjoy and share your favorites with family and friends! A hamburger walks into a bar. The bartender says “We don’t serve food!” The hamburger says “That’s OK I just want a drink.” A screwdriver goes into a bar. The bartender says, “Hey,… Read more
A surprising number of foods contain alcohol. However, the amount is usually quite low. You might also like to visit Alcohol in Cough Medicine and Other Over-the-Counter Medications. Fermented foods such as yogurt and baked goods (bread, rolls, etc.) contain alcohol. But so do fruits and fruit juices. And alcohol levels are… Read more
Journalist Logan Jenkins describes what he sees as America’s drinking problem. See if you agree. A Canadian friend, the mother of a graduating high school student, telephoned recently for some parenting advice. Her son wanted to throw a pre-prom party at his Montreal home. The question: Should alcohol be… Read more
College men don’t find excessive drinking by women to be appealing. That’s contrary to what most college women falsely think. In short, intoxicated women aren’t attractive or appealing to college men. That’s the finding of research among 3,616 college students. Seven of ten women (71%) overestimated the amount of alcohol… Read more
Most alcohol abuse education is ineffective and occasionally even counter-productive. Often young people begin drinking to defy authority. It’s important that we effectively teach young people about the dangers of alcohol abuse. We must also prepare them to drink safely, if they choose to drink, when they’re of legal drinking… Read more
Open house party hosting can be dangerous to both finances and freedom. Most states permit parents to serve their own children alcohol. However, it is illegal to do so with the offspring of others. Even when they give permission. A prosecutor in Florida ran for office on a promise to… Read more
It’s a simple fact. In general, alcohol drinkers make more money. As one newspaper reported, “Who said boozers are losers? Just take a look at their paychecks.” Women in the US who drink earn 14% more than nondrinkers. Men who drink make 10% more than abstainers. according to an economic… Read more
“Raid in the shade: Men with guns are cracking down on brand-name bar umbrellas” says the Times-Picayune headline. Strange but true. They’re protecting the public from seeing alcohol beverage brand names. Armed officers of the Louisiana Office of Alcohol and Tobacco Control (ATC) have been making demands. Specifically, that cafes remove… Read more
- The alcohol content of a regular beer, glass of dinner wine and shot of whiskey or other distilled spirit (80 proof) are all the same. This is alcohol equivalence.
- The U.S. government reports that moderate consumption of alcohol (beer, wine or distilled spirits) improves health and increases longevity.
- Parents have great influence over the choices their children make about alcohol now and in the future.
- Drinking by students in the U.S. continues dropping to historic new lows.
- Distilled spirits (whiskey, brandy, rum, tequila, gin, etc.) contain no carbohydrates, no fats of any kind, and no cholesterol. Get the nutrition facts.