“Millions of deaths would not have happened if it weren’t for the consumption of alcohol. The same can be said about millions of births.”
The most consumed beverages around the world after water, tea, coffee, and orange juice, alcoholic beverages start coming, i.e, beer, wine, vodka respectively leaving soft drinks on number 6. In fact, Beer is the most popular alcoholic beverage in the world, and it can be enjoyed for any occasion. This refreshing fermented beverage has probably been around since prehistoric times, and it is definitely here to stay as it is being consumed in every country around the world.
India’s annual alcohol consumption increased by 38% between 2010 and 2017, according to a research issued on May, 08 which found the total volume of alcohol intake globally per year has grown by 70% since 1990.
Promulgated in The Lancet journal, the study of 189 countries’ alcohol intake between 1990-2017 and estimated intake up to 2030 suggests that the world is not on the right path to accomplish targets against unhealthy alcohol use.
In fact, within 2010 and 2017, alcohol consumption in India rose by 38% and that is some about 4.3 to 5.9 liters per grown-up per year, said researchers from TU Dresden in Germany. The way India is lacking the differences is a serious concern for the country.
On the related timescale, consumption grew slightly in the US (9.3-9.8 liters) and in China (7.1-7.4 liters), they said. The increased alcohol consumption and population growth, the total volume of alcohol consumed globally per year have increased by 70% and that is some about 20,999 million liters in 1990 to 35,676 million liters in 2017.
Toxic Liquor is a major risk factor for disease and is causally linked to over 200 diseases, in particular, non-communicable diseases and injuries. World Health Organization (WHO)’s the aim of reducing the harmful use of alcohol by 10% by 2025 will not be reached globally.
Vodka is a very popular alcoholic beverage in Eastern Europe, but it is also the most popular white spirit in North America. Vodka can be enjoyed straight, or mixed with a variety of other beverages, and it can even come in different flavors, such as fruit flavors, dessert flavors or candy flavors.
Instead, alcohol use will remain one of the leading risk factors for the burden of disease for the foreseeable future, and its impact will probably increase relative to other risk factors.
The study measured per capita alcohol consumption using data from the WHO and the Global Burden of Disease study. Over the same period, it also measured the prevalence of people who did not drink for their whole lives or were current drinkers (ie, drank alcohol at least once a year) using surveys for 149 countries, and binge drinkers using surveys from 118 countries.
Binge drinkers were those consuming 60 grams or more pure alcohol in one sitting once or more within 30 days. In 2017, the lowest alcohol intakes were in North African and Middle Eastern countries (typically less than one liter per adult per year), while the highest intakes were in Central and Eastern European countries (in some cases more than 12 liters per adult per year).
At the country-level, Moldova had the highest alcohol consumption (15 liters per adult per year), and Kuwait had the lowest (0.005 liters per person per year). Globally, alcohol consumption is set to increase from 5.9 liters pure alcohol a year per adult in 1990 to 7.6 liters in 2030.
Wine is an alcoholic beverage that is mostly made with fermented grapes, but can be made with other fruits. Wine lovers can enjoy red wine, white wine, or even non-alcoholic wine. There is a wine for any occasion, and some bottles are even sold for thousands of dollars. Fortunately, most wines are very affordable.
However, intake varied regionally. Between 2010-2017, consumption increased by 34 percent in southeast Asia (from 3.5 liters to 4.7 liters), with increases in India, Vietnam, and Myanmar.
In Europe, consumption reduced by 12 percent (from 11.2 to 9.8 liters), mainly due to decreases in Azerbaijan, Kyrgyzstan, Ukraine, Belarus, and Russia. Intake levels remained similar in African, American, and Eastern Mediterranean regions.
Globally, the prevalence of lifetime abstinence decreased from 46% in 1990 to 43% in 2017, while the prevalence of current drinking increased from 45% in 1990 to 47% in 2017. The prevalence of heavy episodic drinking increased from 18.5% to 20%.
However, the data is subject to change. So we can’t derive the exact data and the story is written on hypothesis.
“Alcoholism Destroys the Family”
We don’t need alcohol to see the world in its depths, alcohol does nothing but creates disputes and keep people away who don’t consume alcohol, i.e, your family, friends, and relatives.
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