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.

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
Can I drink wine if I have the flu?
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Can I drink wine if I have the flu?

Consuming alcohol while experiencing a respiratory illness may be questionable. However, …

Mar 4, 2020
Scientists Link Moderate Wine Consumption to a Lower Risk of Chronic Kidney Disease
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Scientists Link Moderate Wine Consumption to a Lower Risk of Chronic Kidney Disease

Researchers at Johns Hopkins found that one to two drinks a day lowered risk by 29 percent

Feb 19, 2020
Moderate Wine Consumption Linked to Lower Risk of Lung Disease
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Moderate Wine Consumption Linked to Lower Risk of Lung Disease

A new study suggests that moderate alcohol consumption may significantly lower the risk of …

Nov 13, 2019
I suffer from peripheral neuropathy. Can I still drink?
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I suffer from peripheral neuropathy. Can I still drink?

Sufferers of peripheral neuropathy not associated with alcohol may still be able to enjoy …

Aug 7, 2019
Heading to Mars? You Might Want to Pack Some Wine
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Heading to Mars? You Might Want to Pack Some Wine

Astronauts lose muscle and bone mass during long space flights; researchers find that the …

Jul 23, 2019

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