Cheers! Benefits of Enjoying a Drink with Dinner
At the risk of committing a social faux pas, we say “bottoms up!” People who drink moderately and regularly live longer and suffer considerably less heart disease than teetotalers. The benefits to your heart increase with the amount of alcohol consumed up to about four drinks a day, yet drinking that much increases your risk of certain cancers, accidents, and public embarrassment. So enjoy this week’s challenge, but don’t get carried away!