The debate continues: does even moderate alcohol consumption provide health benefits? Reading this article will help provide some valid points, and help you in your decision making, as to how much alcohol to consume, if at all.
Obviously excess is a real problem, but consumption in moderation is a benefit. The key message here is moderation. After reading many articles having older people explaining their health success, the key is moderation. It most likely applies to alcohol, also.
- For years experts claimed drinking alcohol in moderation could actually be good for your health.
- Now new evidence surfaces that shows even moderate alcohol consumption could be bad for your health.
- Scientists disagree about whether the risks outweigh the benefits of moderate alcohol consumption, but especially about what constitutes moderate consumption.
“The World Health Organization has recognized alcoholic beverages as a Group 1 carcinogen since 2012, meaning evidence supports a link between alcohol and increased cancer risk.”
Read more: https://www.wired.com/2016/09/muddled-truth-booze-cancer