14 Surprising Health Benefits Of Whiskey

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1. Maintain Healthy Brain Function

It’s pretty common knowledge that if you drink too much you will become drunk and the effects on the brain will not be pleasant. However, a scientific study, in 2003, confirmed that drinking whiskey in moderation actually boosted your brains cognitive performance and diminished your likelihood of getting dementia and Alzheimer’s. Whiskey typically has ellagic acid in it, which helps combat free radicals associated with mental diseases. Again, keep in mind that it’s all about moderation. Drink too much and the benefits go away fast.

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