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It takes the liver approximately one hour to metabolise one ounce of alcohol. It would take approximately 6 hours to eliminate 6 ounces of alcohol.

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1 hour to metabolize 1 shot of alcohol.

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How long does it take to lose one unit of alcohol?

It takes approximately one hour for the liver to metabolize one unit of alcohol.

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The presence of alcohol over long periods affects the ability of the liver to metabolize fats.

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As men age does their ability to metabolize alcohol increase?

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