By Anna Edwards and Lizzie Edmonds. A man has been captured on video drinking an entire bottle of white wine in four seconds as his friends cheered him on. The gentleman - known only as Joe - is seen unscrewing the cap before putting several straws inside the bottle. The straws would allow liquid to be replaced by air so the fluid can be consumed quicker. Without flinching, he then puts it to his mouth before tipping it upside down and consuming the lot. Going, going gone: The man unscrews the cap before pouring the wine down his throat. For the NHS, binge drinking is defined as drinking over double the daily unit guidelines in one session.
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By Antonia Hoyle for the Daily Mail. Nor could she be sure of how the evening had ended. All she knew, with dreaded certainty, was that her drunken behaviour would have made her once happy marriage to husband Michael more precarious than ever. Newly-separated Susan Worth above , 41, says alcohol contributed to her marital breakdown this February. Perhaps it is unsurprising, given our changing attitudes towards female alcohol consumption. But what was marketed as an innocuous — even desirable — habit has turned into a debilitating problem for many. One survey found women aged 45 to 64 were the most likely to drink too much. Drinking is normalised as couples typically meet over a first date drink or share a bottle of wine with a meal. Not that we always need much encouragement.
Please refresh the page and retry. L ast week marked the end of Dry January as many call it. For now. And yes, she hides bottles from her teetotal husband and yes, she lies to her GP to avoid the look of shocked disbelief on his face another doctor once told me she dons this look even if the patient admits to drinking two glasses a night. L ike Lesley, I too stopped drinking last year. I subjected myself to two months of total abstinence, after which I gave myself permission to drink again.
And strawberries! And vegan protein powder! Okay, I made that last one up. Traveling for work, I steel myself for the company-sponsored wine tasting. Skipping it is not an option. Six wines and four beers are on display at the catering stand.