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How Does Alcohol Affect Drinkers Who Haven’t Eaten?

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How Does Alcohol Affect Drinkers Who Haven’t Eaten?People who consume alcohol in bars or other social settings often have not eaten a  considerable amount of food for a number of hours. In turn, lack of food can contribute significantly to a drinker developing a blood-alcohol level high enough to produce legal intoxication and increase the risks for alcohol-related harm. In a study published in March 2014 in the journal Alcoholism: Clinical & Experimental Research, researchers from three U.S. institutions compared the varying effects that hard liquor consumption, wine consumption and beer consumption have on the blood-alcohol levels of people who drink on empty stomachs.
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