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A cardiologist has told me that consumption of liquor (limited) is a good medicine for a heart patient. How true is this?

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Dr. James Kufdakis
37 years experience in Internal Medicine
Possibly: There have been studies, the best known one from harvard stating that 1 glass of red wine with your meal may be good for cardiovascular health. There is an antioxidant in grapes called resveretrol that may be reason.
Answered on Aug 19, 2013

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