Drink Less Live More

Drinking alcohol is known to cause cancer. But the good news is you can reduce your risk of cancer by limiting the amount of alcohol you drink or choosing not to drink alcohol at all.
Drinking alcohol increases the risk of cancers of the mouththroat  (pharynx and larynx), oesophagusbowel  (colon and rectum), liver and female breastFind out how alcohol causes cancer .
It doesn’t matter what type of alcohol you drink, your cancer risk is the same for all types of alcohol whether it’s beer, wine, cider or spirits.  And there’s no conclusive evidence that alcohol helps protect you from any type of cancer.
So how much is it safe to drink? 
If you choose to drink alcohol, Cancer Council recommends that you drink only within the national guideline for low risk alcohol consumption, which is no more than two standard drinks a day.
If you’re looking for inspiration to cut back, watch some of our real life stories to find out how others have done it and the benefits. 
Other ways you can reduce your cancer risk: quit smokingeat a healthy dietbe physically activebe SunSmartbe a healthy weightget checked