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Does the human body need alcohol intake? I would like to question the common wide-spread belief that that the healthiest amount of etanol intake is 0 mg/year.

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  • very much related – ratchet freak May 3 '13 at 17:33
  • Hello Jani and welcome. Please provide a reputable source for the claim. – denten May 3 '13 at 17:44
  • As an aside the human body obviously doesn't need alcohol. many people never drink alcohol at all, and lead perfectly healthy lives. – DJClayworth May 3 '13 at 19:10
  • Alcohol is a dangerous liquid. It’s like a poison to human body and can cause a lot of damage. So in conclusion, no, it does not need such thing. The body require healthy food and drinks. – Alex A Oct 2 at 21:38

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