Drinking wine could lower your diabetes risk
A new study suggests that drinking alcohol most days of the week significantly protects against developing diabetes.
Data from more than 70,000 drinkers found that having a drink on three or four days per week was associated with a reduced risk of 27% in men and 32% in women, compared with abstaining.
Wine had the biggest effect, with scientists suggesting that its chemical compounds improve blood-sugar balance.
• This article was originally published in The Times.