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Magazine Archives: Oct. 31, 1995

New U.S. Dietary Guidelines May Be Friendlier Toward Wine

Issue: October 31, 1995


New U.S. Dietary Guidelines May Be Friendlier Toward Wine Responding to the growing body of scientific evidence that moderate alcohol consumption can be safe and even beneficial to health, the scientific advisory committee for the 1995 United States Dietary Guidelines has recommended dropping the statement that alcohol consumption "has no net health benefit" and including an explanation that beverages with alcohol "when used in moderation may be safe and pleasurable.

For the full article, check out the new issue of Wine Spectator, on newsstands October 31, 1995.

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