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Sip Too Much?

Saying 'no' to a glass of wine after a stressful day is not always easy for everyone. In 'Sip Too Much?' Merel Westrik investigates alcohol use among women. "I'm an unconscious drinker."

Alcohol increases the risk of various forms of cancer, such as breast cancer. The Health Council therefore advises that we drink a maximum of one glass of alcohol per day - and we prefer to leave it all alone. Only 45 percent of women adhere to this. Because when there is something to celebrate, champagne really makes it festive. And if you're sitting on the couch in sackcloth and ashes, a glass of wine offers comfort. Are we not reaching for the bottle too often?
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