Re: Wine and Increased Longevity

den Otter (
Thu, 19 Feb 1998 10:58:14 +0100


Michael Lorrey <> wrote:

> > CNN reported today that a French scientist has illustrated that wine reduces
> > death by all causes by 30 percent.
All causes but one: alcohol poisoning ;)

> > Follow this link to get the full story:
> >
> If this is so, why is the french life expectancy so much lower than, say, Japan,
> or the US?
Only moderate amounts of wine are good for your health, the French are
overdoing it. Also, greasy food and too much sex could be contributing
factors...and maybe France just depresses the hell out of people.