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Magazine Archives: March 31, 2008

Wine & Health: Light to Moderate Drinking May Help Keep Legs Healthy

Jacob Gaffney
Issue: March 31, 2008


A glass or two of wine a day may be good for circulation in the legs, according to a study published in the Jan. 1 issue of the American Journal of Epidemiology. According to the research, participants in the study who consumed moderate amounts of alcohol showed a lower risk than did nondrinkers of developing lower extremity arterial disease (LEAD), a condition in which the blood vessels in the leg become damaged.

For the full article, check out the new issue of Wine Spectator, on newsstands February 21, 2008.

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