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New U.S. Dietary Guidelines Keep Stance on Drinking

Jacob Gaffney, Dana Nigro
Issue: March 31, 2005

The U.S. government has not substantially altered its recommendations on alcohol in its newest Dietary Guidelines for Americans, though updates on the latest medical research have been included. The 2005 edition continues to stress that people who drink alcohol should do so in moderation, which is still defined as one drink per day for women and up to two drinks per day for men.

For the full article, check out the new issue of Wine Spectator, on newsstands March 31, 2005.

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