One unit = 10ml of pure alcohol. Drinks come in different sizes and strengths, so units are a good way to accurately calculate how strong your drink is.
England’s Chief Medical Officers’ advice is the same for men and women - keep drinking to under 14 units a week. Don’t save those drinks up though, a binge is never a good idea.
Did you know that just one pint of lager can contain three units of alcohol - that can quickly add up! Find how many units and calories are in your favourite drink.
You could be drinking more than you think - units in a glass of wine vary depending on the strength, and more obviously, how big your glass is! Find out how to calculate the number of units and calories in YOUR glass of wine.