Good News For Me!

Just another study showing the benefits of regular wine consumption…

It seems we’re always hearing conflicting arguments on this one, but I’m going to be drinking and enjoying my wine regularly regardless of the results of these type of studies.  It’s just always nice to hear that something I enjoy anyway may actually be quite good for me!

Half a glass of wine a day may boost life expectancy by five years

The researchers found that light long term of all types—up to 20 g a day— extended life by around two extra years compared with no alcohol at all. Extended life expectancy was slightly less for those who drank more than 20 g.

And men who drank only wine, and less than half a glass of it a day, lived around 2.5 years longer than those who drank beer and spirits, and almost five years longer than those who drank no alcohol at all.

Drinking wine was strongly associated with a lower risk of dying from coronary , cerebrovascular disease, and death from all causes.

Now if they could only change that from half a glass to half a bottle…


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