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06.2009

Massachusetts Beverage Business

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SECRET WEAPON WINE

Put another check in the “wine has health benefits” column. A new Yale study shows that wine drinkers suffering from Non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma are much less likely to die or relapse than their counterparts who don’t drink. The findings were presented this April at the annual meeting of the American Association for Cancer Research. Researchers studied more than 5OO women suffering from cancer of the lymphatic system for eight to twelve years and found that wine [...] Read More »

A HALF WILL GET YOU FIVE

Light drinking might just add years to your life. Consuming half a glass of wine a day may add five years a new study suggests. Drinking a moderate amount of beer does seem to add to longevity but only by 2.5 years. Dutch researchers followed 1373 men for more than four decades, noting their eating and drinking habits. According to the research, men who had about 2O grams of alcohol daily, the equivalent of a [...] Read More »

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