I'll never forget when a friend of mine on Weight Watchers told me she was counting wine as her fruit points. "Wine is made of grapes," she said, trying to justify her decision, "So why not?"
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The United States has had a long, see-saw moral and public health battle over alcohol.
It seems that personal and societal policies predicated on people not using or drinking face an uphill battle. And that's not just in America recently, but throughout the history of humankind.
As soon as epidemiologists started following drinkers and abstainers, they found that drinkers had less heart disease and as a result lived longer.
Experts tend to acknowledge that the Italian lifestyle can't be imported willy-nilly into northern regions. Globalization, on the other hand, has accomplished something like that.
By now, it is a familiar litany. Study after study suggests that alcohol in moderation may promote heart health and even ward off diabetes and dementi...
At my neighbor's 87th birthday, we practiced harm reduction. None of us got stinking drunk. Furthermore, the birthday boy and I each only had to stagger back out across the hallway-no steps!
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