A little Wine Each Day Could Healthy

Recent studies show those aged 50 years and consume a little wine on a regular basis when the dinner hour are more likely to avoid diseases ranging from cancer to heart disease, than those who drink to excess.

According to researchers, excellent health is also associated with other factors, such as running a healthy diet and regular exercise. They also show that alcohol can cause people who are elderly are more at risk of falling.

Researchers from Harvard University studied 120,000 female nurses aged 58 years (group of moderate drinkers) and observed their medical history until the age of 70 years.

The results showed nearly 11 percent of those who have tread the age of 70, have a good health condition. They are known to be free from 11 types of diseases that commonly experienced in old age, such as cancer, stroke, heart attack, and diabetes.

They also have a sharp mentally, away from Alzheimer's disease, and physically fit. This also applies to those who consume alcohol regularly with mild to moderate doses, as reported in the journal PLoS Medicine. Researchers say drink 15g to 30g of alcohol a day can improve overall health in a few years later by 28 percent, mainly by consuming wine.

The researchers recommend that women can consume 15g of alcohol a day (to prevent the possibility of breast cancer). This amount is equivalent to about two small glasses of wine, and has the potential to improve health in old age (almost 20 per cent).

The study also showed that daily consumption of alcohol is more profitable than just occasionally or twice a week. According to them, daily drinkers are 50 percent more likely to have a healthier old age than those who never drank.