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Girls who consumed 2 servings of alcohol per week gained 0.7 lbs more per year
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Girls who consumed 2 servings of alcohol per week gained 0.7 pounds more over a period of a year than girls who did not consume alcohol according to a study from researchers at the Harvard Medical School in Boston, Massachusetts, USA.
The study surveyed 5502 girls who were 14- to 21-years-old, however, this data was limited to those 18 to 21. REFERENCE
Berkey C, Rockett H, Colditz G. Weight gain in older adolescent females: The internet, sleep, coffee, and alcohol. J Pediatr. 2008 Jul 7.
Catherine Berkey, ScD
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Harvard Medical School
Boston MA 02115 USA
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