Sarah Jio, Glamour magazine
Do I love an excuse to have a glass of wine? I'm not going to lie: yes. Alcohol, in moderation, has been linked with all kinds of health benefits, including this new one...
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According to a new study published in the British Medical Journal, moderate alcohol consumption (about four drinks per week) is linked to a reduced risk of developing rheumatoid arthritis.
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Over the course of the study, researchers followed women for 10 years and found that those who drank moderate amounts of alcohol had about a 50 percent reduced risk for the disease.
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How many drinks do you have a week? More than four? Less? None at all?
P.S. Is this calorie-counting wine glass a good idea? And, news to love: wine may help block fat cells.
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