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Here's Why Government Standards Call Queen Elizabeth A 'Binge Drinker.'

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Queen Elizabeth II is the world's longest-reigning living monarch.

What's her secret? One answer is that it might have something to do with how many drinks she has in a day.

We already know that studies have proven red wine to have some possible life extending (preserving) qualities, but could the Queen's other favorite bevvies have the same sustaining effects?

Recently, it has been revealed that HRH Queen Elizabeth II enjoys about six units of alcohol EVERY DAY.

According to the Office of National Statistics, if a woman drinks lots of alcohol in a short space of time and consumes more than 6 units of alcohol a week she is considered to be a binge drinker.

Find out what the Queen is drinking on the next page!

Esquire did a little sleuthing and discovered that Queen Elizabeth has a taste for booze. In fact, she consumes four cocktails a day.

While she may not be consuming high quantities of alcohol in a short period of time, the Queen is still consuming more than the suggested weekly limit.

Here's a list of what the Queen likes to drink:

Before Lunch: Gin and Dubonnet cocktail with lemon and ice

Lunch: Glass of wine

Evening: Dry Martini

Night Cap: Champagne

While some might be concerned that she's imbibing too much, there's probably little to worry about. This has likely been a part of her daily routine for years and years.

She's 91 years old and most likely making the most of her golden years - living her best life possible.

Besides, she's the Queen of England, why shouldn't she have a champagne night cap?

What do you think? Does Queen Elizabeth II's drinking habit make her a binge drinker?

[h/t Chatelaine / Esquire / Unilad]