Have you ever heard someone say alcohol is good for your heart or claim that drinking a bit of wine every day is good for your health? Some even claim that alcohol can remove plaque from the blood vessels.
Is there any truth behind these claims and what will be the result if you actually drink small amounts of alcohol every day.
How does alcohol affect our cardiovascular system?
A great number of studies have concluded that moderate consumption of alcohol (1 drink per day) actually has a number of positive effects on the cardiovascular system. 1