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Offlinebryguy
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Could moderate drinking be healthy?
    #11245014 - 10/14/09 12:15 PM (8 years, 9 months ago)

Research in a wide number of studies has suggested that moderate alcohol consumption (of any kind and not just red wine) is actually healthier than not drinking at all:

http://www2.potsdam.edu/hansondj/alcoholandhealth.html


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Re: Could moderate drinking be healthy? [Re: bryguy]
    #11245216 - 10/14/09 12:56 PM (8 years, 9 months ago)

I heard that moderate beer and wine consumption is good, but that article is interesting.  I only drink moderately anyway, so this is good to know.  I wonder if moderate pot usage has any health benefits (I know it has medicinal benefits, but benefits for already-healthy people, I mean)?


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Re: Could moderate drinking be healthy? [Re: stereolab]
    #11245230 - 10/14/09 12:59 PM (8 years, 9 months ago)

The problem with alcohol is that it's difficult to be moderate... Youngins tend to drink wayyyy too much. I did. :shrug:

Now, being older and smarter, I drink very moderately. And the beer is wayyyyy better. :yesnod:


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Re: Could moderate drinking be healthy? [Re: RoosterCogburn]
    #11246681 - 10/14/09 05:06 PM (8 years, 9 months ago)

my grandmother, who is 97 years old, was recommended by her doctor to have a small glass of wine every day. :shrug:


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Re: Could moderate drinking be healthy? [Re: Deekay]
    #11246728 - 10/14/09 05:14 PM (8 years, 9 months ago)

Ha, I guess it depends on what you consider "moderate drinking". Red wine has many great properties, I have never heard anything about beer, but its definetly possible. My grandparets also drink red wine everyday and they are healthy as horses.


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Re: Could moderate drinking be healthy? [Re: walkthewalk]
    #11246749 - 10/14/09 05:17 PM (8 years, 9 months ago)

I've drank one bottle of wine and 4 pints today, and had a good time doing it! boo RAR!


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Re: Could moderate drinking be healthy? [Re: bryguy]
    #11246884 - 10/14/09 05:39 PM (8 years, 9 months ago)

One or two alcoholic beverages per day is beneful for your health, but, passed that number, you draw closer to your grave.


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Re: Could moderate drinking be healthy? [Re: bryguy]
    #11246912 - 10/14/09 05:44 PM (8 years, 9 months ago)

I save all my drinks until the weekend. That's when I got a lot of catching up to do.




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