Wine & Health: Benefits, Risks and Surprises with Dr. Edward Miller

Jan2nd

Introduction

Dr. Edward Miller is a board-certified physician, author, & researcher and he has been passionate about wine since taking a wine appreciation course 30 years ago during medical school. He is a regular attendee at The International Wine-Heart Health Summits and a member of The Renaud Society, an international society of medical professionals investigating the role of wine in health. Dr. Miller is an advanced-level certified wine sommelier from the International Wine & Spirits Guild and he and his wife are practising physicians in southeast Arizona.

 

Highlights

  • How was Dr. Miller introduced to the Renaud Society?
  • What is moderation and is it affected by the alcohol level of the specific wine?
  • Are the rules of moderation different for men and women?
  • Why should you drink a glass of water for every glass of wine?
  • Is resveratrol really good for your health?
  • What is the health potential of oligomeric proanthocyanidins (OPCs) in wine?
  • Which wines have the highest concentrations of OPCs?
  • Is it okay to drinking wine daily?
  • What’s the history of Tannat in the United States?
  • How does Cannonau fit into Dr. Corder’s research into OPCs?
  • What does the latest research show in relation to wine and breast cancer?
  • Can wine help to reduce the risk of dementia and diabetes?
  • Does moderate drinking actually increase longevity?

 

Resources

You also can watch the video interview with Dr. Miller that includes bonus content and behind-the-scenes questions and answers that weren’t included in this podcast. You’ll find the mortality study and other graphs that we mention in this episode there and you can see Ed’s favourite aerator in the video.

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