[ExI] Alcohol meta-analysis

Rafal Smigrodzki rafal.smigrodzki at gmail.com
Tue Jun 9 13:34:41 UTC 2009

On Tue, Jun 9, 2009 at 1:27 AM, Max More<max at maxmore.com> wrote:
> Thanks for posting that, Emlyn. These researchers (who seem to have several
> meta-analyses of alcohol) did find some protective effect of alcohol for
> coronary heart disease -- but not for anything else.
> Now I'll have to try to figure out how many normal drinks 72g of ethanol
> is...

### 72g would be too much - this is the threshold beyond which there
is no protection. The optimal dose is 20 g (with a relative risk of


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