Study: Alcohol could help you live longer


ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – A new study suggests reaching for a wine glass, rather than a dumbbell, may help you live longer.

A neurologist from the University of California studied 1,700 people who lived until at least 90.

The found that people who drink two glasses of wine or beer reduced their chances of dying prematurely by 18 percent.

She also noted that slightly overweight people, but not obese, were three percent less likely to die young.

They also say 15 to 45 minutes of exercise does reduce the risk of early death by eleven percent.

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