The Real Benefits of Drinking Whisky

We all have grown up hearing that alcohol is bad for our health. But at times, you also hear it’s good for you. Most of you reading this might also raise your hands for alcohol being bad for health, isn’t it? But wait! Before assuming that alcohol is bad, there is some great news for alcoholics. And, that is -whisky has some health benefits. 

Yes, you have heard it right, ‘whisky is good for health,’ but it doesn’t mean that you attain the license of drinking whisky all day, all night. The catch lies in drinking whisky in moderation to benefit from its consumption. 

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Want to know why whisky is good for health? Here we pen down a few incredible health benefits of drinking whisky:

Weight loss goals

This might come as a shocker, but yes, whisky can also be used with the motive of weight loss goals. Also, this doesn’t mean that you can barter a bottle of Glen Scotia global travel with exercise and a healthy diet. Exercises and a healthy diet need to be retained along with consuming whisky. 

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A single serving of whisky contains less than 100 calories and makes you feel full to nudge off the urge of gobbling a pack of potato chips.

Stress buster

Every person who has consumed whisky some or another time would surely agree to this aspect, isn’t it? Whisky, when taken in a genuine amount, can aid in killing stress and helps calm down your nerves and brain in a better way out.

Good for diabetics

This may be a bit difficult to believe, but yes, whisky is prepared and stored in wooden barrels before going down in bottles. Thus, along with the amber hue, it also gets ellagic acid that aids in controlling the amount of glucose that is released from the liver. 

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Further slowing down the glucose release, the blood sugar level is regulated. Also, whisky does not contain any added sugar; thus, it can prove to be helpful in controlling diabetes. 

It helps control cholesterol levels

Gaining control over cholesterol is another health benefit of drinking whisky. Good cholesterol, also known as high-density lipoprotein, is increased while drinking whisky. It also keeps a check on bad cholesterol levels and lowers the risk of getting a heart attack. 

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Reduces risk of heart-related diseases

Good cholesterol is directly proportional to a healthy heart. As mentioned above, whisky enhances good cholesterol levels, and the antioxidants present in it also prevent diseases related to the heart. 


Most of you reading this article might have been consuming whisky for weekend booze to get high, but now there are a few good reasons to have the same. Getting acquainted with the health benefits indeed gives a good reason to raise a toast and say cheers to good health and good company. 

So what are you waiting for? Plan a weekend whisky party soon and grow healthy together with your friends. But remember! Moderation is the key, and whisky should be consumed with self-discipline to benefit from its properties rather than overdoing it.

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