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What is the relationship between alcohol intake and coronary heart disease? (DGAC 2010)
Strong evidence consistently demonstrates that compared to non-drinkers, individuals who drink moderately have lower risk of coronary heart disease (CHD).
Insufficient evidence was available to determine if drinking patterns were predictive of risk of CHD, although there was moderate evidence to suggest that heavy or binge drinking is detrimental.
Grade: Strong; Insufficient
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