wine and cardiovascular diseases

Moderate wine consumption has been associated with a reduced risk of death from cardiovascular diseases in some people, according to scientific studies. How wine affects cardiovascular risk merits further research, but the American Heart Association does not recommend drinking wine for these potential benefits. To reduce your risk, talk with your doctor about lowering your cholesterol and blood pressure, controlling your weight, getting regular physical activity and following a healthy dietary pattern that is right for your level of activity. The American Heart Association recommends no more than two drinks per day for men and no more than one drink per day for non-pregnant women.

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