- The Plate
Is Moderate Drinking Even Moderately Good For Us?
Recent studies have shown that alcohol, coffee, and chocolate are probably good for you, which almost makes up for the fact that bacon, doughnuts, and anything covered with that diabolical orange dust are probably bad. So it’s quite a blow that one of them might not be good after all.
The benefits of moderate drinking have been widely accepted, and new information that questions those benefits has to be looked at in the context of all the old information that established them. But when two new studies, each coming at the question differently, conclude that the benefits of moderate drinking may be illusory, it’s worth taking a closer look.
The more recent, published just this March, took a fresh look