Drinking alcohol helps you to live past 90

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90+ study and drinking wine

The secret to living long into ripe old age has been heavily debated for quite some time. Eating a healthier diet, regularly practising yoga in a peaceful park, visiting exotic hot springs to cleanse your body… people have tried all sorts of things to ensure longevity.

However, a study (the 90+ study) has discovered that the key to reaching past the age of 90 could all come down to drinking a couple of glasses of alcohol a night and putting on a few extra pounds.



Aging is the physical and mental changes that occur with the passing of time and is associated with degenerative changes in various organs and tissues, such as loss of elasticity in the skin and Wear and tear causes cumulative damage to the joints, and the muscles lose bulk and strength. Wound healing and resistance to infection also decline. Gradual loss of nerve cells can lead to reduced sensory acuity and difficulties with learning and memory. However, dementia occurs in only a minority of elderly people.