By David Blyweiss, M.D., Advanced Natural Wellness
May 23, 2018
- Should you drink for your health?
- Studies on the benefits of moderate drinking are flawed
- The dark side of alcohol
Over the years there have been plenty of positive news stories about the “benefits” of moderate alcohol consumption. Every now and then a patient even tells me they’re thinking of taking up drinking as a way to improve their health.
After all, it sure sounds like an easy way to promote heart health, lower your risk of diabetes, help prevent the onset of Alzheimer’s and live a longer lifetime, doesn’t it?
But despite these potential healthy side effects of drinking in moderation, it also comes with some decidedly unhealthy ones.
What’s more, it turns out that many of the health benefits associated with moderate alcohol consumption may be based on flawed research. Continue reading