When it comes to alcohol a little bit goes a long way. This was the good news according to a large study of 700,000 people. The results demonstrated that light to moderate consumption of alcohol is associated with a reduced risk of developing type 2 diabetes.
It is not clear why this is so. It also appears that heavier alcohol consumption was not beneficial.
Here is another reason to enjoy your nightly drink. Just remember to limit it to only one drink.