Friday, August 19, 2011

Moderate Drinking May Reduce Alzheimer's Risk

Researchers have found another lifestyle factor that may reduce the risk of developing Alzheimer's disease - moderate drinking.

Lifestyle factors -- like not smoking, maintaining a healthy body weight and being physically active -- have been shown in past studies to reduce the risk of Alzheimer's disease. But a sweeping new review of the research also shows that moderate drinking -- that is, no more than one to two drinks per day -- could also slash the risk of developing the disease. Read more

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