Category: Longevity

Moderate drinkers tend to live longer than those who either abstain or drink heavily.

Alcohol Lengthens Life (Moderate Drinking Promotes Longevity)

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The scientific evidence is that moderately drinking alcohol lengthens life. And not only do moderate drinkers tend to live longer than either abstainers or alcohol abusers. They also tend to be healthier in both body and mind. I. Study: Alcohol Lengthens Life Researchers studied drinking alcohol and the chances of reaching 90 years of age. …

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People Tend To Underreport Alcohol Drinking Consumption

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Most studies find that people generally underreport alcohol consumption by about 40% to 60%. This doesn’t mean that people always lie about their drinking. To some degree, people simply don’t remember accurately. However, there are patterns to the underreporting. Clearly, people react to social expectations. And they want to maintain a good image. So they …

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Drinking Alcohol and Handgrip Strength

Handgrip strength is important because it’s a useful indicator of sarcopenia. Sarcopenia is a progressive and general loss of skeletal muscle mass and strength. It often causes functional impairment, falls, disability, loss of autonomy, poor quality of life, and death. Is there a relationship between drinking alcohol and handgrip strength? A Study of Alcohol and …

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