Is It True That One Glass Of Wine A Night Is Okay For My Heart, And The Type Of Wine Matter?

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Question: My Doctor Told Me That One Glass Of Wine A Night Is Okay For My Heart. Is That True And Does It Matter What Kind Of Wine I Drink?

Answer: One glass of wine, maybe a little bit more, is beneficial. There is a great deal of discussion as to whether red wine is the preferred type of alcohol versus white or even Scotch or something like that. And it's not entirely clear. There are benefits associated with red wine, grape juice, for example. But it appears from other studies that alcohol per se may be beneficial. So it's not entirely clear.

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