Tuesday, March 24, 2009

Wine for Bone Density?

A recent study suggests that people who have a drink or two of wine or beer a day may improve their bone density. The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition reported on the study which found that people who had one or two drinks of wine or beer had denser bones than those who didn't. Yet another reason to toast?

Read on - http://www.reuters.com/article/healthNews/idUSTRE52J2VX20090320


Anonymous wine cooler said...

Yeah !A study recently carried out in Australia and published by the European Journal of Clinical Nutrition, has found that red wine helps to improve the health of bones in men in the 50-80 year old range. Links were found by the researchers between improved bone mineral density (BMD) and the consumption of red wine within this male age group

Also Excessive drinking has long been connected with an increase in bone fractures due to osteoporosis and severe falls. However, the study on moderate drinking had mixed results. This research considered all the benefits and detriments of red wine, beer and spirits on both women and men (around 900 individuals), and was conducted over two years.

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