10 health benefits of drinking whiskey
Whether it’s Luke Bryan singing about why rain is a good thing or Cole Swindell crooning about how his ex isn’t worth it, there is enough lyrical evidence on the radio these days to prove that whiskey is country music’s favorite drink.
We all learned in elementary school that alcohol is a drug, but believe it or not, consuming whiskey in the right dosage can have a positive effect on your health.
Whiskey gets its name from the Gaelic word “uisge beatha,” meaning “water of life,” so raise your glass and toast to these 10 health benefits of whiskey.
Yes, you read that right. Because whiskey is a low-carb drink, it makes it the perfect choice for anyone who is watching their weight. The American Society for Clinical Nutrition published a study in 1991 that suggested that moderate intake increases energy and decreases the desire for sugar (sucrose) intake. If you’re counting your calories, a shot of whiskey is 64. So put down that Michelob and have a shot of Wild Turkey instead. READ MORE…