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How Exactly Can Alcohol Protect Your Heart?

October 8, 2017

From the everyday Health website

What’s your poison? At the right serving size, alcohol may not be poison at all. While red wine is most often tied to heart health, other types of alcohol can provide the same benefits.

The most well-documented health benefit of alcohol is the way it affects your cholesterol levels, specifically raising your HDL (“good”) cholesterol, say Steven Nissen, MD, and Marc Gillinov, MD, heart specialists at the Cleveland Clinic in Ohio and authors of HEART 411: The Only Guide to Heart Health You’ll Ever Need.

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