According to Healthline", Moderate alcohol consumption may provide some health benefits, such as. Reducing your risk of developing and dying of heart infection. Possibly reducing your risk of ischemic stroke when the arteries to your brain become narrowed or blocked, causing severely reduced blood flow Possibly reducing your risk of diabetes. However, here is the reasons why people can not avoid alcohol.
1. It Can Lengthen Your Life
Drinking occasionally could add a few years to your life. A review by the Catholic University of Campobasso reported that drinking less than four or two drinks per day for men and women respectively could lessen the risk of death by 18 percent, as reported by Reuters. "Little amounts, preferably during meals, this appears to be the right way to drink alcohol, said Dr. Giovanni de Gaetano of Catholic University, another author of the investigation. "This is another feature of the Mediterranean diet, where alcohol, wine above all, is the ideal partner of a dinner or lunch, but that's all the rest of the day must be alcohol-free.
2. It Helps Prevent Against the Common Cold
The Department of Psychology at Carnegie Mellon University found that while susceptibility to the common cold was improved by smoking, moderate alcohol consumption led to a reduction in common cold cases for nonsmokers. This survey was conducted in 1993 with 391 adults. In 2002, according to the New York Times, Spanish investigators found that by drinking eight to 14 glasses of wine per week, particularly red wine, one could see a 60-percent reduction in the risk of developing a cold. The scientists suspected that this had something to do with the antioxidant properties of wine.
3. It Can Reduce The Risk Of Gallstones
Drinking two units of alcohol per day can lessen the risk of gallstones by one-third, according to investigators at the University of East Anglia. The survey found that those who reported consuming two UK units of alcohol per day had a one-third reduction in their risk of improving gallstones. "Researchers emphasized that their findings show the benefits of moderate alcohol intake but stress that excessive alcohol intake can cause health problems.
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