Can a moderate intake of alcoholic beverages reduce the risk of heart attacks in all countries?
The results of the INTERHEART study, carried out by Canadian and UK researchers in 52 countries, confirmed that in most participants, moderate levels of alcohol intake were associated with a lower risk of heart attack. However, such a protective effect was not observed in South Asian countries…
Moderate red wine consumption can improve blood flow parameters in healthy individuals
Heavy drinking leads to an increase in alcohol-related injuries among Spanish students…
Metabolic health may be favourably impacted by moderate consumption of alcoholic beverages
The results of a recent study indicated that a moderate consumption of alcoholic beverages can positively affect the metabolic syndrome…
Peak Blood Alcohol Concentration after consuming various alcoholic beverages
When drinking more concentrated alcoholic beverages such as spirits on an empty stomach, it will result in a higher blood alcohol concentration than when the same amount of ethanol is consumed in the form of wine or beer…
News from the WIC Scientific Experts
Prof. Mladen Boban, University of Split Medical School and his research team were recently awarded a grant to investigate the “Biological effects of wine: the influence of vinification technology, dealcoholisation and ageing of wine”.
WineHealth 2013 Conference Proceedings are available online now
The conference proceedings from the WineHealth 2013 International Wine and Health Conference held last July in Australia has just been published...
Two scientists of the WIC scientific advisory group participate in a symposium about nutritional aspects of moderate wine consumption
Prof. Nicolai Worm (Nutritionist) and Prof. Mladen Boban (Physician) - both actively participating in the Wine Information Council group of experts - came to speak at a symposium about Nutritional Aspects of moderate wine consumption organised during the conference “Ernährung 2014” or Nutrition 2014