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Dr. Peter Attia — His Rules for Alcohol Consumption (How Much, When, and More)

The video titled “Dr. Peter Attia — His Rules for Alcohol Consumption (How Much, When, and More)” discusses Dr. Attia’s personal rules for alcohol consumption. Here’s a summary:

  • Dr. Attia emphasizes the importance of drinking in moderation and avoiding alcohol close to bedtime. He mentions a negative experience where alcohol affected his sleep.
  • He states that if a drink doesn’t taste good, he pours it out because it’s not worth it. He also tries to limit himself to no more than two drinks in a day and keeps track of his alcohol intake.
  • He discusses an experience of going to bed after his friends left at around 10:30 PM. Despite having a poor night’s sleep, he mentions that he would do it again because it was a fantastic night with his friends.
  • Dr. Attia talks about being thoughtful and deliberate about the choices and trade-offs he makes regarding alcohol. He enjoys drinking vodka, tequila, mezcal, good wine, and dark Belgian beer, but acknowledges that these are not necessarily healthy choices.
  • He mentions that some people have negative reactions to certain types of alcohol, similar to how some people have negative reactions to certain types of foods.
  • He focuses on how much he is going to drink, how close it is to bedtime, and the total tally per week, making sure not to exceed a certain limit in a given day.

The video was published on March 15, 2023, and as of the time of the summary, it has received over 150,000 views. It is part of the Tim Ferriss Podcast series.

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