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Consuming Red wine

I'm a teetotaller. Recently I read that drinking Red wine moderately reduces chances of heart disease and cancer. Is it true? Is it wise to consume red wine.?
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Dr. Harshal Lahoti
4 yrs. of exp | Navi Mumbai | Cardiologist

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Ha ha. I would say remaining a teetotaller is your best bet to live a cancer free and heart disease free life. These few studies of red wine have been done on white race individuals living in cold temperate climates. Don't apply it as it is on us south asians.
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Dr. Ashish Srivastava
5 yrs. of exp | Noida | General Physician
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Trials have shown that alcohol doesn't have a preventive role in CAD for south Asian populations Even red wine The beneficial effect of alcohol in prevention of CAD has only been established in European and American populations Also alcohol has other harmful effects which are numerous So best is to avoid alcohol Dr Ashish Srivastava General Physician & Clinical Cardiologist
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