Tag: Moderate Drinking

Alcool versus Alcohol: What We Can Learn from the French about Drinking Alcohol

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by Lynne Breaux What can we learn from the French about drinking alcohol? A recent sojourn of Paris’ splendid cafe society spotlighted the French respect for, and the American disrespect for alcohol. Many enjoyable hours were spent imbibing in historic, treasured brasseries and never was an intoxicated patron observed. What was observed were cheerful friends and …

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Moderate Alcohol Drinking and Lower Risk of Dementia: What You Should Know

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The Study Researchers conducted a study of 3,069 community-living adults aged 75 years and older. All were participants in the Ginkgo Evaluation of Memory Study (GEMS).  That’s a federal research project. It reported a strong association between moderate drinking and lower risk of dementia. At the beginning of the study, 2,587 of the participants were …

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What Is Moderate Drinking or Drinking in Moderation?

What is moderate drinking? Unfortunately, official guidelines describing moderate drinking provide very conflicting information to consumers. Yet the medical evidence already exists about what levels of drinking promote good health and longer life. It also exists about what levels are associated with harms. And its available to governments everywhere.   An examination of official guidelines …

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