Everyone knows whiskey on the rocks is a choice way to relax after a long day at the office. But do you know that whiskey also have health benefits when drink in moderation, here are five ways whiskey is actually good for your health.
1. Much like Champagne, whiskey can help lower your risk of dementia.
A 2003 case study reported that adults who consumed one to six alcoholic beverages a week showed a significantly lower risk of dementia than those who abstained from alcohol
2. It serves as a digestion aid.
Whiskey's high proof makes it an excellent digestive, stimulating the stomach's enzymes, which help break down food.
3. Single malt whiskies contain more ellagic acid than red wine.
4. There's a connection between moderate consumption and a lowered risk of stroke.
A study out from Harvard University reports that moderate alcohol consumption corresponds with a 25 to 40 percent reduction in risk of heart disease and ischemic (or clot-caused) stroke.
5. Drinking in moderation benefits the heart and blood vessels.
Sure, alcohol can help lower inhibitions, but according to researchers in Toronto, one alcoholic drink can actually calm your circulatory system.