Listen: Cancer Risk: Bottle of Wine Equals 5-10 Cigarettes?
"This week drinking one bottle of wine week he's as cancer causing as smoking up to ten cigarettes during the same period, according to a new study from British researchers. So I would imagine this only applies though if you're drinking wine in the UK in Brent you here in America. It is perfectly fine. It is encouraged, but they said downing a weekly bottle of vino is on par with smoking five cigarettes for men and ten cigarettes for women. According to the study wine consumption increases a man's lifetime. Cancer risk by one percent. And a woman's by one point four percent. But the research fails to consider other arguably more important factors linked to smoking such as heart disease and respiratory disease. Comparing the cancer risk associated with a specific number of cigarettes to a bottle of wine is quite simplistic. And may send the wrong message said. One"