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The data presents some other promising news, too: It showed that there wasn't a strong link between drinking and heart disease.
"Our results provide an additional argument for the role of [physical activity] as a means to promote the health of the population even in the presence of other less-healthy behaviors," the authors conclude.
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So is exercising and sober living the best thing you can do for your health? Totally. But if you can't have a glass of wine without thinking, oh great, I'm going to get cancer and die now, give yourself a break--and just schedule a sweat session for the next day.
Need something to drink to your health with? Try orange wine—it's the new rosé. And great news if you like chocolate: it might become your next vitamin.
This post was originally written by Emily Laurence for Well+Good.