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Moderate Drinking vs. Binge Drinking on Weekends

2. Less is More with Alcohol

Sure, controversy swirls when it comes to the topic of alcohol and it’s health advantages vs. disadvantages. Arguably, certain types of alcohol (i.e., wine) is favored over others (i.e., beer) for its health benefits, studies mostly agree that less is more when it comes to hooch.

For instance, research conducted by the Mayo Clinic, found that drinking red wine daily can lower the risk of heart disease, stroke, and promote heart health due to a polyphenol in the red vintage, called resveratrol, which increases good (HDL) cholesterol. The artery-protecting abilities of red wine are lost if not conducted in moderation.

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