Red wine or vodka may be beneficial in moderation

UNDATED (WHDH) — Red wine and vodka, good for you?

It might only be beneficial if you're a pig – literally.

Researchers at Rhode Island Hospital found those drinks could help combat high cholesterol.

Groups of pigs were given wine and vodka and a high-fat diet, had greater blood flow to the heart than those who were just fed a high-fat diet.

Researchers said they don't advocate excessive drinking but say a small amount may be good for some patients.


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