By David Blyweiss, M.D., Advanced Natural Wellness
December 6, 2017
- Health benefits of moderate drinking may be overstated
- Alcoholic beverages are a recognized human carcinogen
- Even moderate alcohol intake shrinks the brain
In the November 23rd issue of Advanced Natural Wellness, I mentioned that there is no “healthy” alcohol. And some people took exception to that. “But doc, red wine protects your heart”… “Moderate drinking helps you live longer”…
Yes and no.
Indeed, the polyphenols in red wine may offer some health and heart-protective benefits. But that doesn’t mean that the alcohol in wine doesn’t come with dangers of its own, as does any type of liquor. Continue reading