Study: like a glass of wine affects the health of older people

Doctors recommend to drink a glass of wine to persons over the age of 50 years for the prevention of various diseases.

Researchers from Boston medical center found that certain levels of alcohol can help to reduce the risk of coronary heart disease, dementia, diabetes, stroke and osteoporosis, writes Daily Mail.

In the framework of the scientific work group of experts examined data from “the Effects of alcoholic diseases in the environment.”

Useful properties of wine

The database is administered by the Centers for control and prevention of diseases, estimates the number of deaths and years of potential loss of life in connection with the use of alcohol in the USA in the period from 2006 to 2010.

The researchers found that the wine in different ways can affect the human body depending on age.

According to them, almost 36 % of all deaths are caused by alcohol, affects people aged 20 to 49 years.

As for people aged 65 years and older, approximately 35% of deaths are caused by alcohol.

However, among the elderly there was a huge surge of deaths prevented by alcohol — 80%.

According to scientists, this is due to the favorable impact of alcohol on cardiovascular disease and gallstones.

The benefit of red wine

Previous studies have shown that drinking small amounts of alcohol reduces the level of cholesterol in bile, thereby reducing the risk of developing gallstones.

According to the Mayo clinic, moderate drinking for women and men over 65 years of age is one drink per day

It’s about a pint of beer, 140 grams of wine of wine or 50 grams of hard liquor.

The benefits can include lowering your risk of heart disease and may decrease the risk of stroke and diabetes.

See: the Benefits of red wine

We will remind, doctors have shown how two glasses of wine affect heart health.

As reported by the portal “Znayu” the doctors discovered a protein mechanism that helps to explain the nature of alcoholism.

Also “Znayu” I wrote about 6 ways to stop drinking today.

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