- by reducing your bad (LDL) cholesterol
- by boosting (HDL) cholesterol (the good cholesterol)
What else you need to know: 5 oz is considered 1 serving of wine, but restaurants and bars can sometimes serve twice that amount in one glass, so exercise caution.
Healthier choice #2: Beer
Did we say “beer”? Well, yes. While red wine has stolen the show for the last few years in the “heart healthy alcoholic beverage” department, it turns out beer may also have some cardiovascular benefits. Italian researchers found that moderate beer drinkers had a 42 percent lower risk of heart disease compared to non-drinkers. Bonus? New research indicates that a serving of beer after a very strenuous strength workout may help your body preserve the lean muscle mass you build during exercise. Just make sure your beer doesn’t contain added sugars, which are more likely to be stored as fat when consumed with alcohol. For maximum protection, keep your consumption to one pint—at around 5 percent alcohol by volume—a day, the researchers say.
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As always, 10GYM wants you to make healthy choices that benefit your well being. If you drink, Please drink responsibly, and consult your doctor before changing your diet or exercise program.