Daily drinking beneficial? Maybe not …

March 31, 2006

ABC News Online have published [an interesting article](http://www.abc.net.au/news/newsitems/200603/s1605308.htm) that begins:

> International and local research groups say the long-term health benefits of drinking a glass of red wine a day may have been exaggerated.

So, it may be that the old ‘a glass of wine a day is healthy’ may be untrue.

> “There are other reasons why people might enjoy a drink and certainly if people drink at low-risk levels of course, they can enjoy their alcohol,” he said.

> “But we certainly shouldn’t be suggesting to people they can accrue health benefits by drinking alcohol.”

So, put down that glass of wine and get a glass of water.

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