87.6% of people over 18 have had at least one drink in their lifetime.
71% said they had a drink within the last year.
56.9% said they had a drink within the past month.
Where do you fall into those stats?
As far as worldwide alcohol consumption is concerned, the U.S.A. ranks nowhere near the top at #48 with 9.2 liters per capita per year. The top country in the world? Belarus. They drink an astonishing 17.5 liters per capita per year. Just three countries in the top 20 were outside of Europe.
Pretty cool, eh? So what happens when you give up alcohol entirely? Well, let’s find out…
What does alcohol consumption do to the body?
So what happens when you quit?
What’s the most significant change you notice?
This article will feature people’s transformations and some of the comments left by the anonymous public.
“January 6, 2016, I put down the vodka bottle and January 11 I checked myself into rehab.”
“This first picture is a selfie I took in the ER on February 1, 2016, the day I was admitted to the hospital and began the journey of recovery.”
“I’m wearing the same thing. But I am not the same human…”
“In the first photograph, I found myself alone, nearly 300 lbs, in an extraordinary amount of credit card debt (nearly $20,000) and without a job…”
An upgraded phone and an upgraded look for Andy Boyle.
On the left, it was the heaviest he’d ever been thanks in part to .750L of vodka a night.
Same woman…five years apart.
This is only after a month.