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Drinking Beer Can Help Prevent Alzheimers

According to a recent study drinking a few pints of beer a day actually does the brain good, actually cutting the risk of Alzheimer’s. In fact scientists found that a limited daily intake of beer reduces brain inflammation and helps flush out harmful toxins. Scientists say 2 medium sized glasses of wine or a few […]

A List of Heart Healthy Wines

Research has long told us that drinking wine in moderation is good for your health and your heart in particular but with all the wines out there which ones should we be leaning towards if we want to benefit our cardiovascular health. Grapes are renowned for their antioxidants which lower the risk of heart disease […]

Study Shows Alcohol’s Brain Benefits

Scientists from the University of Rochester Medical Center (URMC) recently conducted a study on mice that found that drinking the equivalent of 2.5 alcoholic drinks a day was actually beneficial to the brain. In fact scientists found that alcohol consumed in moderation could reduce brain inflammation. The study revealed that alcohol could benefit the glymphatic […]

Excessive Wine’s Impact on Your Cholesterol

We’ve all heard about the benefits of moderate consumption of wine but what happens if we drink too much, does this affect your cholesterol? High density lipoprotein (HDL) or good cholesterol moves cholesterol to your liver and low density lipoprotein (LDL) is commonly known as bad cholesterol and moves it to your arteries where  it […]

Women Barred from Buying Alcohol in Sri Lanka

The Sri Lankan president has sparked outrage after re-instating a  law banning women from buying alcohol and serving alcohol in bars. The 39 year old law was originally revoked by the finance ministry however the president ordered the ban be reinstated, despite concerns that laws were sexist. When the law was revoked, the finance minister […]