HOW DOES IT WORK?
Technologies this days are amazing, Did you know that you can download an app to
control how much alcohol do you consume?
-It tells you how much you can consume.
-It tells you when you need to stop.
-It helps people who struggle with alcohol abuse.
-This could prevent millions of deaths from alcohol use disorders.
-It will help you to drink just what you need if
you are driving.
-There will be less car accidents.
-There will be less deaths.
-It’s like having your therapist with you.
-Maybe it won’t work
-It could be highly unreliable
-It may have insignificant benefits for patients
dealing with alcoholism.
-The majority of alcohol related apps are
meant for entertainment instead of helping
users to make a healthier decision.
DO WE REALLY CONSUME THAT MUCH?
Reasons: it changes your mood, low self-esteem, relaxing, to socialize , because we like
how it tastes… there’s a ton of reasons why we consume alcohol whether they are bad
Recent researches had proved that almost the 30% of the population of USA never
touches alcohol, another 30% just on special occasions and the rest, they all consume a
good amount of alcohol per week.
ALCOHOL EFFECTS ON THE BODY
Alcohol can really affect us in a bad way.
• Brain: It interferes with the brain’s communication pathways. It’s harder to think
clearly and move with coordination.
• Heart: It causes high blood pressure and the stretching and dropping of the heart
• Pancreas: It can cause pancreatitis a dangerous inflammation, that prevents proper
• Cancer: It can increase your risk of developing certain cancers.
APPS FOR SMARTPHONES
• For Iphone:
-Intellidrink: You can do it with a friend it allows you to notify yourself when you have
reached a specific BAC level.
*BAC: Blood Alcohol Content.
- BAC Alcohol Calculator: It allows users to customize their drinks to match what they
are actually drinking.
-R-U-Buzzed: It allows users to enter their weight, gender, hours spent drinking antd
the amount of alcohol consumed If you are not sober enough to drive it will say “You are
• For Android:
-ALCulator : It uses your gender and weight to determine your approximate BAC
level based on the drinks you’ve plugged into the app.
-AlcoDroid Alcohol Tracker: It will plot your BAC development and ping when you go
back under the legal limit.
-Alcohol Calculator: you have to tap when you start drinking and tap again when you
have finished, to make your results more accurate.
MOST CONSUMED ALCOHOLIC DRINKS
• Rum and Coke.