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The Many Health Benefits Of Alcohol When Drunk In Moderation

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How long do you think alcohol stays in your system? A couple of days or a couple of months?

Well, according to a research, it is said that alcohol can stay in the system for almost an entire week, especially if you don't drink sufficient amount of water.

When you consume a lot of alcohol, it is necessary for you to also consume a good amount of fluids as well, in order to flush out the toxins from the body.

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On the other hand, according to experts, drinking alcohol on a moderate level is quite beneficial for the body.

In this article, Boldsky shares with you some of the best ways how you can reap benefits from the coloured drink.

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For instance, drinking alcohol in moderation helps in increasing your stamina in bed, it also helps in lowering cardiovascular problems, and if you fail to drink in excess, you can also live a longer and healthier life.

So, what are you waiting for? Here are some of the best and many health-related benefits of alcohol when drunk in moderation, we think you should take a look at this:


Lowers Diabetes Risk:

For those who are teetotalers, listen up. A recent study has showed that those who drank 30 to 60 ml of alcohol once or twice in a week had lesser chances of developing type 2 diabetes risk.


Decreases Chances Of Dementia:

A recent statistics shows that 23 per cent of the people who are moderate drinkers have a less likely chance of suffering from Alzheimer's disease, cognitive impairment or dementia.


Less Chance Of Gallstones:

Did you know that gallstones can be prevented if you drink whisky? Well, according to a research, whisky has certain properties that can reduce the chance of you developing the problem.


It Protects You From The Flu:

You should know that wine is the best remedy to prevent and decrease the chance of developing a common cold. Scientists say that it has something to do with the antioxidant properties present in one glass of wine.


You Can Prevent Cardiovascular Diseases:

This is one of the best benefits of alcohol if drunk in moderation. The consumption of the drink in moderation will improve the body's sensitivity to insulin and factors related to the clotting of blood. Therefore, due to this, there is a lesser chance of blood clots forming in the arteries of the heart, brain and neck.


A Drink Makes Your Mood Lighter:

Want to boost your mood? Well, sip on a glass of red wine or have a pint of beer. Both of these alcoholic drinks are good for boosting your mood in less than a minute.


Helps You To Perform Better In Bed:

This is dedicated to all the men! Recent studies have showed that the consumption of alcohol is a good medicine to protect men from impotency. So, drink up in moderation to help you perform better in bed.

Read more about: health benefits, alcohol, wellness
Story first published: Saturday, April 23, 2016, 9:00 [IST]
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