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Consumption of a drink a day in comparison to none appears to provide decreased all-cause mortality (from other studies). Perhaps largely due to cardiac mortality benefits. Cardiac based death risk is the largest one by age 65, perhaps even by 62.    100g = 6 drinks a week   Note this would be for the average height, about 5 foot seven inches. By age 90 perhaps 9 drinks a week confers lower mortality risk than 6 drinks, assuming low to no interference with medications. (LS)

Risk thresholds for alcohol consumption: combined analysis of individual-participant data for 599 912 current drinkers in 83 prospective studies (