Douglas De Jesus

Editorial Assistant

About

Douglas De Jesus joined Wine Spectator in 1999 and was promoted to WineSpectator.com assistant producer in 2017.

Born and bred in New York, De Jesus earned a degree in nursing in 2012 and is a regular contributor to the website's health section.

Regular Exercise May Reduce Cancer Risk
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Regular Exercise May Reduce Cancer Risk

Researchers found that heavy alcohol consumption raises the threat of several cancers, but …

Sep 30, 2020
Does This Glass of Beer Make Me Look Fat?
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Does This Glass of Beer Make Me Look Fat?

A new study finds wine drinkers had lower body mass indexes than those who avoid alcohol, …

Sep 16, 2020
Does Moderate Wine Drinking Impact Male Fertility? New Research Says No
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Does Moderate Wine Drinking Impact Male Fertility? New Research Says No

The belief that men's drinking habits can help or hinder attempts to conceive may be a myth

Sep 1, 2020
Can I drink wine if I have gout?
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Can I drink wine if I have gout?

Gout is a form of arthritis that causes severe pain, redness and swelling in the joints. …

Aug 19, 2020
Health Talk: Wine Lovers, COVID-19 and Lost Sense of Smell
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Health Talk: Wine Lovers, COVID-19 and Lost Sense of Smell

When neurologist Michael Pourfar lost his sense of smell and taste because of the coronavir…

Jul 8, 2020
Is Variety the Spice of Life? When It Comes to Preventing Dementia, Yes
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Is Variety the Spice of Life? When It Comes to Preventing Dementia, Yes

A French study found that seniors who ate a wide variety of healthy foods suffered from …

Jun 15, 2020
The Mediterranean Diet, Including Wine, May Decrease Frailty Among Elderly and Improve Gut Health
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The Mediterranean Diet, Including Wine, May Decrease Frailty Among Elderly and Improve Gut Health

Researchers found those who stuck to the diet for a year enjoyed a more diverse microbiome …

May 26, 2020
Is it possible to have an allergic reaction to some wines but not all?
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Is it possible to have an allergic reaction to some wines but not all?

Food allergies are adverse immunologic reactions to substances contained in foods or drinks …

May 13, 2020
Wine's Biggest Health Benefit Might Be Drinking with Friends
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Wine's Biggest Health Benefit Might Be Drinking with Friends

A new study suggests that older Americans who drink may be healthier because they're more …

Apr 24, 2020

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