Cardiovascular disease is the leading cause of death in Chile.
Cardiovascular disease is the leading cause of death in Chile. Scientific studies show that the consumption of moderate amounts of alcoholic beverages reduces mortality from coronary heart disease, as well as other causes in 25-30% in middle-aged people, mainly in men over 40 years of age and in post-menopausal women. menopausal
Moderate wine drinkers have a lower mortality rate than those who abstain or drink excessively. Widely accepted this combination is known as the curve in the shape of Jota. The relative risk of dying is from light to moderate low among drinkers and abstainers. However, the risk increases with each glass over moderation.