Underestimating the alcohol content of a glass of wine - lower actual risk for high consumption
In recent years, the intake of alcoholic beverages has probably been underestimated in population studies in the UK due to bigger glasses and an increase in the wines’ strength. This underestimation affects the estimates of mortality risk.
Enjoying wine moderately - the Mediterranean way
The Mediterranean way of drinking – regular but moderate wine consumption with food - increases longevity, reduces the risk of cardiovascular disease and does not appreciably influence the overall risk of cancer.
Moderate consumption of alcoholic beverages may be involved in a lower risk of pancreatitis
In this prospective study, the influence of smoking and consumption of alcoholic beverages on the risk of pancreatitis was investigated.