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11.2011

Massachusetts Beverage Business

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MAKES THE TOP 4

Cheers to this news! A new study by the Federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention confirms that moderate alcohol consumption is one of four healthy lifestyle behaviors that help people live longer. According to the CDC, the four lifestyle behaviors were: having never smoked, eating a healthy diet, getting regular physical activity, and moderate alcohol consumption. Each was “significantly associated with a reduced risk of mortality.” The CDC researchers concluded that these low-risk lifestyle [...] Read More »

CAN IT CUT ASTHMA RISK?

There seems to be no limit to the many and varied potential benefits of moderate alcohol consumption. Sofie Lieberoth of the Bispebjerg Hospital in Amsterdam and colleagues found that drinking one to six units of alcohol a week could reduce the risk of developing asthma. The researchers examined 19,349 twins ages 12 to 41. Alcohol intake was determined via a questionnaire at the start and the end of the eight-year study. The study found those [...] Read More »

CAN IT HELP KEEP WOMEN DIVINE?

Getting older is hard work – exercise more, eat less, watch what you drink, keep an eye on the blood pressure and cholesterol . . . it goes on. But now there’s a nice piece of good news for women who enjoy a daily drink. A new study from Harvard researchers suggests that middle-aged women who drink alcohol in moderation have a better chance than nondrinkers of staying healthy as they age, especially if they [...] Read More »

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