Alcoholic Beverages - Paper

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In this assignment, I am going to discuss about the potential benefits as well as problems associated with serving alcoholic beverages in an establishment. Besides, I will also describe the advantages and disadvantages of having varieties of beverages. Apart from that, effects of alcohol to the human body, how to recognize signs of alcohol abuse and the proper way of handling intoxicated guests and alcohol related laws in Malaysia will be discussed in the essay below. Lastly, I will mention about the responsibility of establishments in serving alcoholic beverages as well.

In chemistry, alcohol is an organic compound that has a lot of uses in it. There are many different types of alcohol such as methanol,
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(Doheny, 2005) It will cause death as well if 100ml of blood content more than 0.5g of alcohol. (Alcohol and the Human Body, 2009)
However, there are positive relationship between alcohol and human body. Studies show, moderate drinking able to reducethe risk of heart disease. Dr. Kenneth Mukamal, an internist at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and assistant professor at Harvard Medical School in Bostonfround that men who consume alcohol between three and seven days a week haslower risk of suffering from heart attacks than men who drink once a week after 12 years of follow up. The benefits of alcohol are on blood vessels and on blockages in the arteries. This might be related to alcohol's effect on the good cholesterol, the HDL cholesterol. A moderate drinking also improves the body's sensitivity to insulin. Besides, it lower the risk of diabetes has been seen in women and men. There is also evidence shows that moderate drinking may prevent silent strokes or other subtle types of brain injury that we know it can predispose to dementia in the future. (Drinking Alcohol and Benefits, 2003)
Signs of alcohol abuse
There are dissimilarities between alcohol abuse and alcoholism. Alcohol abusers have some ability to set limits on their drinking unlike alcoholism. Though, their alcohol use is still self-destructive and might cause injuries to themselves
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