It is known that a glass of wine daily can be beneficial to one's health and, more specifically, heart. But what about a shot of vodka? Well, some Italian researchers have found (in a preliminary study) that drinking a shot of vodka at dinner could help prevent Type 2 diabetes.
The following press release can be found at adnkronos.com.
ITALIAN RESEARCH COUNCIL AFFIRMS ONE SHOT GLASS OF VODKA DAILY KEEPS DIABETES AWAY
Rome, Mar. 23rd (Adnkronos) - A drink during the main meal of the day could keep diabetes away. Not only has red wine been found to be "heart -friendly" but now also vodka in moderate amounts is said to be "healthy". In fact, it seems that vodka is useful against diabetes, especially to ward off mellitus diabetes, or non-insulin dependent Type 2 diabetes. This was discovered by the researchers of the Biomedical Engineering Institute of the National Research Council (CNR) of Padua, in collaboration with the researchers of the Department of Experimental Medicine of the Padua General Hospital.
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Please remember that this is only one study and new information may be available. Check with your doctor to see if drinking any alcohol is appropriate for you and if there is any new information available.