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RED WINE MIRACLE ACNE CURE?

THE LIST OF health benefits derived from red wine is indeed a lengthy one.  Previous studies have linked it to lowering cancer risks, depression, heart disease and stroke . . . to name just a few.  And apparently, it helps fight acne, too.  Researchers from University of California, Los Angeles...
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A BEER A DAY . . .

FORGET AN apple-a-day, a daily pint sounds much nicer! According to new research, a pint of beer a day could help reduce the risk of having a stroke or developing cardiovascular disease. A Pennsylvania State University study of 8O,OOO adults found the natural decline in high-density lipoprotein (HDL), or “good”...
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RED WINE & SMOKING

DRINKING RED WINE is widely regarded as protective against cardiovascular disease.  A report published in the american journal of medicine has found that a glass or two of red wine before lighting up a cigarette can counteract some of the short-term negative effects of smoking on blood vessels.  The study...
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MORE RESVERATROL MAGIC?

IS RESVERATROL the elixir of life? It certainly seems that way. According to a study published in the journal of clinical endocrinology & metabolism, resveratrol shown a potential for addressing a hormone imbalance in women with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS). An estimated 5 million to 6 million women in the...
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HAPPINESS IN A GLASS OF WINE?

FOR MANY PEOPLE a glass of wine at the end of a stressful day is the perfect way to unwind. But there may be more to it than that as a new study claims that it functions as an antidepressant, helping to boost one’s mood. Scientists warned that, despite the...
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IT’S IN THE NOSE

AS IF BECOMING a sommelier wasn’t already trendy enough, now it could be good for your brain! US researchers claim to have found a link between Master Sommeliers, who possess a heightened sense of smell, and a reduced risk of developing neurodegenerative diseases such as Alzheimer’s. The study, conducted by...
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LIGHT CONSUMPTION, LOW CANCER RISK

MORE SUPPORT for the health benefits of moderate alcohol consumption. A study examining the link between alcohol intake and prostate cancer has found that light drinkers have a lower risk of developing the disease than both binge drinkers and abstainers. The research, conducted by the International Scientific Forum on Alcohol...
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IMBIBING FOR MARITAL HEALTH

COULD THE SECRET to a long and healthy marriage be as simple as enjoying a cocktail together? According to a study published in the journals of gerontology, married couples get on with each other better and for longer when both partners enjoy a drink. Researchers focused on 2767 heterosexual couples in...
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LESS PAIN, MORE PAIN: WINE VS BEER

HERE’S SOME good news/bad news for the wine and beer lover camps. People who drink wine are less likely to suffer from osteoarthritis of the knee – but beer-drinkers are more prone to arthritis, a new study shows. Nottingham University researchers looked at the drinking habits of 2OOO men and...
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BEER: IT’LL HEAL WHAT AILS YA A TOP 1O LIST

WHEN IT COMES to alcohol and health benefits, wine typically gets all the glory. But numerous and varied studies have shown that beer could be just as beneficial. Great news for hops lovers! Here is a Top 1O list of some interesting beer and health studies. Just remember, these are...
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