Directions : The blanks are given in the below passage, each of which has been numbered. These numbers are written below the passage and against each, five words are suggested, one of which fits the blank appropriately. Find out the appropriate word.
An (1) of anything you eat or drink is bad for you. The danger of drinking (2) in excessive amounts is that it has many indirect effects that make you (3) to a lot of different diseases. Some form of (4) is common among people who drink heavily. Alcohol (5) the appetite, it provides (6) that have no nutrient content. From a purely (7) point of view, one is better off drinking beer or even wine, than one is drinking the hard stuff. But even the (8) that have nutritious ingredients are not as (9) for you, as the drinks that are without any alcohol.
Drinking is something you should not do (10) the desired limit.