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10 Reasons Why It's Better To Be a Woman

Zac Frank

7. Your budget for booze is less than mine.

I mentioned the effect of body size earlier, but it carries a benefit for women on a budget. After a hard days work, many people have a drink to relax. For a woman, a single glass of wine can do the job. A man needs a martini (or two) and a glass of wine. With smaller body size comes less body water. Additionally, the alcohol metabolizing enzyme in the stomach, ADH, has lower activity in women than men meaning it enters the bloodstream more easily. This “plus”, though, comes with an added minus. It means women are more susceptible than men to alcoholic liver disease and heart and brain damage.

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