Can a daily wine PRE­VENT DE­MEN­TIA?

The Sunday Telegraph (Sydney) - Body and Soul - - NEWS -

That din­ner­time glass of red isn’t just good for stress – it could be keep­ing your grey mat­ter in good nick, too. Re­searchers at the Univer­sity of Rochester Med­i­cal Cen­ter in the US have dis­cov­ered that low doses of al­co­hol each day may help your brain dis­pose of toxic waste more ef­fi­ciently, which could pre­vent development of Alzheimer’s dis­ease and other forms of de­men­tia. Of course, it’s still im­por­tant to fol­low the na­tional health guide­line of no more than two stan­dard drinks a day. And given that ex­er­cise can give your brain’s waste sys­tem an equiv­a­lent boost, you could al­ways just go for a jog in­stead.

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