A 50-year-old member asked:
is there any health benefits in drinking stout?
1 doctor answer
Dr. Alan Wartenberg answered
48 years experience Addiction Medicine
Not really: There is evidence that low doses of alcohol (1 drink per day) may increase our good cholesterol (HDL). There is no evidence that beer, stout or distilled spirits are any better or worse in doing this. Red wines contain another chemical (resveratrol) that may have some health benefits, but is also found in red grape juice, and the cardiac benefits are far greater with modest exercise than alcohol
Answered on Oct 31, 2018
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