FOR MED­I­CAL REA­SONS

Men's Fitness - - Nutrition -

A mod­er­ate amount of al­co­hol has been shown to help re­duce

the risk of sev­eral health prob­lems

BONE DEN­SITY

While drink­ing too much will weaken your bones, a study

pub­lished in the Amer­i­can Jour­nal

Of Clin­i­cal

Nu­tri­tion found that men who had seven to ten beers a week had greater hip bone den­sity (4.5%) than non­drinkers (3.4%).

DE­MEN­TIA

Booze ac­tu­ally helps keep your mind sharp. A study

pub­lished in the

Jour­nal Of The Amer­i­can Med­i­cal

As­so­ci­a­tion found that peo­ple over 65 who have be­tween

one and six al­co­holic drinks a week have a lower risk of de­men­tia.

CAR­DIO­VAS­CU­LAR

DIS­EASE

While those who drink red wine in mod­er­a­tion have been shown to have a lower risk of car­dio­vas­cu­lar dis­ease than non­drinkers, a study

pub­lished in

Nu­tri­tion Re­search said that beer was just as ef­fec­tive.

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