Drink responsibly and in moderation.
A little alcohol is good for our heart.
We've heard these messages before. But what if what we've been always told about alcohol is wrong? What if instead of drinking responsibly and in moderation, we shouldn't drink at all?
This is what two big new studies published in the Lancet suggest. Our current guidelines are too high - in fact, the safest level of alcohol consumption that minimizes health risks is....zero.
In this episode we talk about these new findings and why a message of abstinence aligns with the latest science and is best for our health.
Alcohol is a global killer, study finds (NBC News)
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