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How Alcohol Affects Your Body

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Your slim shape

If you’ve ever been called a "lightweight," it’s for good reason: The smaller and lighter you are, the fewer drinks it takes to get you drunk. Period.

"There are fewer places for the alcohol to go," Walters says. "Anything that isn’t diluted in the water in your body will cluster around your organs and take longer to process out of your system."

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