Everything consumed to a excess is bad for us as humans.just had think thank moment how people only dwell on the downside of the greatest invention since fire. I always grew up thinking that drinking alcohol is bad until i tasted the lovely liquid. I had to do a paper in university about the benefits of alcohol to the human health i thought it was a mountainous task to i had to visit some local medical practitioners.
They were astonished to hear my research that they thought my mind set was like most average person just thinking of risks of the substance that have made us live longer. here are some of the benefits of moderate drinking
It Can Lower Your Risk Of Cardiovascular Disease The School of Public Health at Harvard University found that “moderate amounts of alcohol raises levels of high-density lipoprotein, HDL, or ‘good’ cholesterol and higher HDL levels are associated with greater protection against heart disease. Moderate alcohol consumption has also been linked with beneficial changes ranging from better sensitivity to insulin to improvements in factors that influence blood clotting….Such changes would tend to prevent the formation of small blood clots that can block arteries in the heart, neck, and brain, the ultimate cause of many heart attacks and the most common kind of stroke.
2. It Can Lengthen Your Life
Drinking occasionally could add a few years to your life. A study by the Catholic University of Campobasso reported that drinking less than four or two drinks per day for men and women respectively could reduce the risk of death by 18 percent,
3. It Can Improve Your Libido
Contrary to prior beliefs, newer research has found that moderate drinking might actually protect against erectile dysfunction in the same way that drinking red wine might benefit heart disease.
4. It Helps Prevent Against the Common Cold
The Department of Psychology at Carnegie Mellon University found that while susceptibility to the common cold was increased by smoking, moderate alcohol consumption led to a decrease in common cold cases for non-smokers
5. It Can Decrease Chances Of Developing Dementia
In a study that included more than 365,000 participants since 1977, as reported in the journal Neuropsychiatric Disease and Treatment, moderate drinkers were 23 percent less likely to develop cognitive impairment or Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia
6. It Can Reduce The Risk Of Gallstones
Drinking two units of alcohol per day can reduce the risk of gallstones by one-third, according to researchers at the University of East Anglia. The study found that those who reported consuming two UK units of alcohol per day had a one-third reduction in their risk of developing gallstones
7. Lowers The Chance Of Diabetes
Results of a Dutch study showed that healthy adults who drink one to two glasses per day have a decreased chance of developing type 2 diabetes, in comparison to those who don’t drink at all
im just highlighting some of the benefits of the drinks but does not necessarily take away the risk factors of consuming a drink that could be harmful if taken to access. The substance also have all other benefits that are not also medical for it relaxes people also make them have a good time the emotion is priceless for it creates experiences that are precious.
Time flies when you under this precious substance parties meeting dinners and also releases stress so i believe you can live longer with right dosages. so like the famous saying goes save water drink alcohol its healthy for your life.