We all have heard how bad alcohol is for your body and how it damages one’s liver and leads to numerous health problems. But, have you ever heard how alcohol can be beneficial for you?
This is a new one, right? Yes. Alcohol has some health benefits for your body, but before you jump in and drink a bottle of vodka at 9 a.m., it is important to note that it is only beneficial when consumed in smaller quantities, and by smaller amounts we mean 1 drinks a day for women and 2 for men. One drink can include 12 ounces of beer (355 ml), 5 ounces of wine (148 ml ) or 1.5 ounces of liquor (44.3 ml).
If you continue to drink after the recommended amount, the benefits start lowering and the risks start increasing.
Now, that we have warned you, let’s discuss the benefits alcohol holds for us: