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This Is What Happens When You Drink a Glass of Wine Every Night

Reader's Digest Canada Logo By Jenn Sinrich, thehealthy.com of Reader's Digest Canada | Slide 1 of 8: What happens to your body if you drink a small amount of wine every day? This is one of those "maybe it helps, maybe it doesn't" conundrums public health experts wrestle with. Basically, if you don't drink, you probably shouldn't start for any possible health benefits. But if you have a glass of wine a day or less (but not more—especially if you're a woman), there may be some benefits (and risks) to your moderate imbibing. Check out the possibilities below.

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What happens to your body if you drink a small amount of wine every day? This is one of those "maybe it helps, maybe it doesn't" conundrums public health experts wrestle with. Basically, if you don't drink, you probably shouldn't start for any possible health benefits. But if you have a glass of wine a day or less (but not more—especially if you're a woman), there may be some benefits (and risks) to your moderate imbibing. Check out the possibilities below.

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