Tag: Moderate Drinking

Moderate Drinking Reduces Heart and Circulation Diseases (Cardiovascular Diseases)

The Study. Doctors have known for decades that drinking in moderation contributes to a long, healthy life. The reason is simple. Moderate drinking reduces heart and other cardiovascular diseases. These diseases cause over half of all deaths in developed countries. Thus, moderate drinkers tend to be healthier and live loner. Learn more about some of the …

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

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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Risk of Stroke Reduced: Drinking Alcohol (Beer, Wine or Spirits) is Protective Against Stroke

Risk of stroke is reduced by drinking alcoholic beverages in moderation. They can be wine, spirits or beer. This  is the finding of a systematic review of 26 studies. They were both cohort and case-control investigations. Ischemic stroke results from an obstruction within a blood vessel supplying blood to the brain. Fatty deposits line the …

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