Men and healthy moderate drinking
It is possible to drink alcohol and be healthy. In fact there is a lot of evidence that drinking small amounts of alcohol is good for you. Research suggests men (and women) who consume one or two alcoholic drinks per day have a lower death rate from coronary heart disease than abstainers.
The recommended safe intake for men is around 3 units of alcohol a day. That is 21 units per week.
One unit of alcohol is the equivalent to;
A single can of strong beer is around 4 units of alcohol.