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The Man With the Golden Liver

JAMES BOND IS "THE MAN WITH THE GOLDEN LIVER" AN ANALYSIS OF JAMES BOND'S COPIOUS ALCOHOL CONSUMPTION. 92 UNITS PER WEEK The Spy Who Loved Booze Bond's weekly alcohol consumption was 92 units per week. That's over 4 times England's recommended amount. One is Not Enough Over the course of twelve missions, Bond consumed over 1150 alcohol units, 73.8 Casino Royale 84.5 Live and Let Die 73.6 Moonraker 50.0 Diamonds Are Forever 106.8 From Russia With Love 51.1 Dr. No 97.4 Goldfinger 113.4 For Your Eyes Only 52.6 Thunderball 179.8 On Her Majesty's Secret Service 0.08 225.8 You Only Live Twice 41.5 The Man With the Golden Gun 50 100 150 200 Drive Another Day A The UK blood alcohol limit is 0.08. But Bond frequently drank enough to put him over the legal limit before he stepped into his car. * Tomorrow's Hangover Never Dies Bond only had 12.5 alcohol-free days out of the 87.5 days he was able to drink. 000 00 IN CASINO ROYALE, BOND CONSUMED 39 ALCOHOL UNITS BEFORE GETTING INTO A HIGH-SPEED CHASE, LOSING CONTROL AND CRASHING. 0000 JAMES BOND'S AVERAGE WEEKLY ALCOHOL CONSUMPTION BY YEAR 130 units 40 units 1953 1954 1955 1956 1957 1958 1959 1960 1961 1962 1963 1964 1965 Martinis Are Forever | Bond's alcohol consumption resembles patterns seen in patients with alcoholic liver disease. DEAD AT AGE 56 * From Prison with Love Bond was only unable to drink due to incarceration, a stint in rehab and time spent in the hospital. Dr. Yes, I'll Have Another Bond's drinking habits make him a Category 3 drinker (>60g alcohol/day), putting him in the highest risk group for malignancies, depression, hypertension, cirrhosis and sexual dysfunction. Drink and Let Die SHAKEN NOT STIRRED Given his high-risk profession and his dangerous drinking habits, James Bond is expected to die at the age of 56. James Bond's preferred method of preparing martinis was likely due to an alcohol-induced cerebellar tremor. BMJ The statistics shown above are from a study published by BMJ titled, "Were James Bond's drinks shaken because of an alcohol-induced tremor?" The study quantifies Bond's alcohol consumption as detailed in the series of novels by lan Fleming. Artwork created by Makovsky Integrated Communications •

The Man With the Golden Liver

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An Analysis of James Bond's Copious Alcohol Consumption -- an infographic for BMJ


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