Copy
WIC Newsletter
November/December 2016

Editorial/Feature article

Wine polyphenols might contribute to a higher diversity of gut microbiota
The current study investigated the impact of red wine consumption on the human intestinal microbiota…
Read more
General health
Moderate intake of alcoholic beverages might lower frailty in older individuals
The current study showed that a moderate consumption of alcoholic beverages may decrease the risk of frailty in older age and lower inflammation might be a possible mechanism for these positive health outcomes…
Read more

Diabetes
Excessive consumption of alcoholic beverages is associated with lower glycated hemoglobin
On the one hand, moderate consumption of alcoholic beverages has been associated with a lower risk of diabetes, on the other hand, the results of the current study suggest that excessive drinking decreases the HbA1c level and might thus interfere with the diagnosis of diabetes and pre diabetes…..
Read more

Cardiovascular disease
Light and moderate drinkers may have a lower risk of ischemic stroke
This meta-analysis indicates that the intake of alcoholic beverages has divergent effects on the stroke types: moderate drinking reduced the risk of ischemic stroke and was not associated with hemorrhagic stroke subtypes whereas heavy drinking was clearly linked to an increased risk of all stroke types, especially for hemorrhagic strokes ……
Read more

Cancer
High fiber intake can ease breast cancer risk associated with alcohol consumption
The results of the large prospective EPIC study suggest that dietary fiber can modulate the risk of breast cancer for women who consume alcoholic beverages moderately….
Read more
 

In this issue

  • Wine polyphenols might contribute to a higher diversity of gut microbiota
  • Moderate intake of alcoholic beverages might lower frailty in older individuals
  • Excessive consumption of alcoholic beverages is associated with lower glycated hemoglobin
  • Light and moderate drinkers may have a lower risk of ischemic stroke
  • High fiber intake can ease breast cancer risk associated with alcohol consumption

     

Upcoming Events

16 - 18 February 2017
Wine & Health 2017
Logroño, Spain

27 March - 8 April 2017
OIV meetings
Paris, France

To receive our monthly newsletter
Sign up here

Copyright © 2016 Wine Information Council, All rights reserved.
Email Marketing Powered by Mailchimp
unsubscribe from this list | update subscription preferences