Red Wine Can Help Fight COVID

Some good news for wine drinkers when it comes to COVID. According to a new study, there are some benefits of drinking wine in helping to fight off the coronavirus.

Washington, D.C. (Tuesday, January 25, 2022) – A new study says red wine may provide some benefits in fighting back against the coronavirus.  The study out of the UK found that people who drank more than five glasses a wine a week had a 17 percent lower risk of catching COVID.

The research involved more 473,000 people.  It also showed on the flip side, persons who drink beer or cider were nearly 28 percent more likely to get the coronavirus no matter how much they consumed.

For white wine and champagne drinkers who consume between one to four glasses per week, had an 8% lower risk for COVID compared to non-drinkers.