>>>>>>>>>Alcohol usage may constitute some problems to the user but moderate intake of alcohol may also be beneficial to health.>>>Moderate alcohol consumption has been defined as having up to one drink per day for women and up to two drinks per day for men, according to the Dietary Guidelines for Americans. Benefits of alcohol may vary in individual. Among the many benefits of alcohol are:
<<<Lowers the risk of cardio-vascular diseases>>> According to the School of Public Health at Harvard University, moderate amounts of alcohol raises levels of high-density lipoprotein, HDL, or 'good' cholesterol and higher HDL levels are associated with greater protection against heart disease. Also some studies have found that moderate use of alcohol has beneficial health effects, including protection from coronary heart disease.
<<<<Longevity>>>> One of the most findings of Eric Rimm, Sc.D., associate professor of epidemiology and nutrition at the Harvard School of Public Health is that moderate alcohol consumption can improve health and lead to a longer life. Alcohol is desired for pleasant relaxation which can help your life get longer.
<<<Decrease in the risk of diabetics>>>. A 2005 report published in Diabetes Care found that moderate amounts of alcohol—up to a drink a day for women, up to two drinks a day for men—reduces risk of type 2 diabetes by up to 30 percent. Also a results of a Dutch study showed that healthy adults who drink one to two glasses per day have a decreased chance of developing type 2 diabetes, in comparison to those who don't drink at all.
<<<Improved libido>>> Moderate alcohol can boost your sexual performance, thereby improving your sex life. Alcohol is rich in calories and can provide substantial amounts of energy. In a 2009 study published in the, Journal of Sexual Medicine, researchers found that the chances of erectile dysfunction were reduced by 25 to 30 percent among alcohol drinkers.
Other health benefits include>>>Reduce risk of gallstone, decrease the chance of developing degenerative disease (eg Alzheimer's disease ).