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Wine expert sonal Holland busts popular drinking half-truths.
Beer after whisky very risk, whisky after beer no fear. We overheard a 20-something announcing to his table before ordering another round of drinks at a bar last Friday. Whether it proved to be gospel for his gang or caused them to pass out with flying colors isn’t known, but it pointed out that most of us harbor many half-truths about alcohol.
We put together the top 10-misconceptions you might have heard or told an ignorant other.
1- She’s a gone case..Two beers and she are down.
Truth: women get drunk faster than men.
A women’s body processes alcohol differently than a man’s women s systems generally have less body water to dilute the intoxicating effects of alcohol. Moreover women metabolize (burn up) alcohol slower than men as the alcohol –metabolizing enzyme present in their stomachs is 25percent less active in females than males.