Yes, there are many studies that say light to moderate drinking of alcohol can have benefits to heart health. The key is to keep it to light/moderate!
The same may not be true when it comes to brain health and cancer. As Daniel Amen, MD writes
“A 43-year study of more than 12,000 people, moderate to heavy alcohol users increased their risk of dementia by 57% compared to nondrinkers or light drinkers.“
I have always enjoyed having a beer, maybe two, on occasion. You have to be aware of anything that can come because of what we put in our bodies. Check out the rest of Dr. Amen’s article here!