“Red wine could be one of the healthier alcohols you can drink, but it’s something that should be sipped and savored and not just gulped down,” says dietitian Bonnie Taub-Dix.
It’s also worth treating this research with a little common sense. Just because red wine will make you younger, smarter, slimmer, happier, and immune to all disease doesn’t mean you should treat it like a medicine, or believe that drinking more will help you soak up more benefits.
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