Obviously ... excessive drinking is not good. However, according to CNN health, no amount of alcohol is good for your overall health.

The death rate across the globe is more then 300 million each year due to alcohol, very scary. What's even scarier is the fact that a quarter of these deaths fall in the age range of 20 - 39 years old.

The death causes break down from diseases or accidents and all steam back to alcohol. They range from 'alcohol-related cancer and cardiovascular diseases, infectious diseases such as tuberculosis, intentional injury such as violence and self-harm, and traffic accidents and other unintentional injuries such as drowning and fires.'

See the charts here.