This was a very interesting article and you explained the science very well, Ken! Whilst reading this I did think back to something that I read about people who live in the Blue Zones (areas where there’s a high proportion of people who live quite a bit longer than the average).

The article that I read claimed that “people in all blue zones drink alcohol moderately and regularly" and that “moderate drinkers outlive non-drinkers".

I was wondering what your take on this is?

Personally as someone in their mid-20’s I actually go for long periods without drinking so I’m on your side about that. I find that there are a lot more benefits in my life if I don’t drink. I just found the Blue Zone pattern to be intriguing.

Here’s the link to the article: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6125071/

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