Re WDDTY vol 13 no 11 and the news story about the heart-protective effects of red wine: this is now out of date and perpetuated by wine makers and people who want to continue to enjoy their wine.
TO DRINK OR NOT TO DRINK: Is alcohol good for us or not?
ALCOHOL: It's good for you (except in those cases where it's bad for
ALCOHOL: It's good for you, but then it's bad for you if you're a post
Have you ever wondered why the French are carefree about tobacco smoking and wine consumption? Their diet is high in sugars and fats, and vegetarianism is virtually unknown to them a perfect recip ...
BUT WHAT DR WHISKY DIDN'T KNOW: The secret ingredient of alcohol
A modest amount of wine a day might well reduce heart problems, many research studies have concluded. Now Spanish researchers have also found that it can stop you catching a cold. Men and women who drank more than two glasses of wine every week had...
A new study has found that lycopene - found in tomatoes - protects against cancer only when the entire fruit is eaten rather than when taken as a dietary supplement. One study found that rats fed on tomato powder developed fewer cancers
A long and healthy life does not just depend on your genes, but also on good habits. Indeed, the US National Institute on Aging has sent a group of demographic researchers to places where people live significantly longer than the rest of us, and...
Avoid the following, which can cause cancer
* Radiation therapy, such as for cancer (J Natl Cancer Inst, 2001; 93: 618-29)