wine glasses, photo by Marcomaru, via MorguefileA study of Canadians ages 50 and older showed a positive correlation between moderate consumption of alcohol and a higher quality of life.

Of the 5,400 people studied, those who drink no more than 14 drinks a week — and no more than three a day for women and four a day for men — have better overall scores than those who abstain completely.

The quality of life was measured using the Health Utilities index, which looks at factors including dexterity, emotion, cognition and mobility.

(READ the story at the Telegraph)

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