Last January the British government released its new guidelines for alcohol consumption and for the UK’s 40 million drinkers it was all pretty sobering. For men the recommended weekly limit was slashed by a third which equates to roughly 7 pints of beer, bringing it in line with the amount recommended for women.
In this film we see A&E doctor Javid Abdelmoneim embark on mission to discover the truth behind alcohol and its effects on our bodies. Using the latest science and their own pub lab Dr. Abdelmoneim and his team will be able to answer many of questions surrounding one of the most popular drugs on Earth.
Why is it that some people seem to get drunker quicker than others? What truth lies behind red wines healthy reputation? Is a nightcap actually good for your sleep? Does lining your stomach work? And can alcohol actually make you eat more? These are just a few of the questions explored by Dr. Abdelmoneim.