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Moderate Alcohol Intake May Help Preserve "Good" Cholesterol

But more is not better for heart health (or other health concerns).

August 2017 — For years we've heard that drinking wine and other alcoholic beverages in moderation may be good for our heart. The majority of alcohol's cardiovascular benefits have been attributed to its association with higher levels of HDL (good) cholesterol, which helps protect artery health. But how does alcohol affect your HDL over the long term, and does it matter what kind of alcoholic beverage it is?

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