Wine and Your Brain

Wine is a mighty part of the cognitive health puzzle

Wine and Your Brain
Some experts posit that having a drink with friends—and even tasting wine critically—activates the brain in beneficial ways. (Nathan Hackett)
From the Apr 30, 2023, issue

While heavy alcohol use is harmful for brain health, researchers have found that moderate wine drinkers enjoy a brain boost when compared to both teetotalers and heavy drinkers. As part of a varied diet and active lifestyle, modest wine consumption appears to improve memory, visuospatial ability, perceptual speed and other aspects of general cognition, while also decreasing the risk of Alzheimer’s, dementia, stroke and depression. Read on.

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