Monday, May 4, 2009

Want to Live Longer? Drink a Little Wine

A new study finds that drinking a little wine each day boosts men's life expectancy by five years.
Men who regularly drank up to a half a glass of wine each day boosted their life expectancy by five years, Dutch researchers report.

Light, long-term alcohol consumption of all types of beverages, whether wine, spirits or beer, increased life by 2.5 years among men compared with abstention, the researchers found. By "light," they meant up to 20 grams, or about 0.7 ounces a day. Read more

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