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WIC Newsletter
October 2016

Editorial/Feature article

Moderate wine consumption as part of a Mediterranean diet: No risk for weight gain or abdominal adiposity
In the present 2-year randomized controlled CASCADE trial in type 2 diabetics, moderate red wine consumption, combined with a Mediterranean diet, did not deteriorate the proportion of abdominal adipose fat or increased the risk of weight gain…
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Drinking Patterns
Wine is NOT the preferred beverage for binge drinking with young US adults
The current study examined which types of beverages was most often consumed at high levels (defined as 5+ drinks in the past 2 weeks) by US young adults…
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Only heavy consumption of alcoholic beverages is associated with increased risk of hemorrhagic stroke
The results of this meta-analysis show an increased risk of hemorrhagic stroke (subarachnoid hemorrhage) for heavy drinkers of alcoholic beverages but no correlation for light to moderate drinkers…
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Liver disease
Lower risk of liver injury by moderate drinkers with non-alcoholic fatty liver disease
The findings of this large study examining the association of lifetime alcohol consumption and non-alcoholic fatty liver disease show that low to moderate intake of alcoholic beverages is associated with a lower risk of liver fibrosis…
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In this issue

  • Moderate wine consumption as part of a Mediterranean diet: No risk for weight gain or abdominal adiposity
  • Wine is not the preferred beverage for binge drinking with young US adults
  • Only heavy consumption of alcoholic beverages is associated with increased risk of hemorrhagic stroke
  • Lower risk of liver injury by moderate drinkers with non-alcoholic fatty liver disease

     

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