Too good to be true?
Health officials urged caution, featuring that the study depended on self-announced wine drinking habits and that other lifestyle factors may have affected the results.
Regardless of whether the study’s findings are affirmed, one glass of red wine every two weeks may be sufficient to get the benefits said the UK’s National Health Service. ‘In the same way as other “too good to be true” headlines, the story is progressively complicated,’ it said.
Dr Caroline Le Roy, one of the King’s College London researchers, said, ‘On the off chance that you must choose one alcoholic drink today, red wine is the one to pick as it seems to possibly exert a beneficial effect on you and your gut microbes, which thusly may also help weight and risk of heart disease.’
She included, ‘You do not need to drink every day and it is still advised to consume alcohol with moderation. This is an observational study, so we cannot prove that the effect we see is caused by red wine.