alcohol and cholesterol

Alcohol and Cholesterol

Alcoholic drinks normally contain phytosterols (plant fibres). They can bind with the dietary cholesterol and reduce the absorption of cholesterol from your diet. However, drinks like beer will probably have less quantity of sterols to be beneficial. Red wines are generally considered a good for heart health. The plant sterol called Resveratrol contributes to its antioxidant properties. The effects of resveratrol as still being investigated.