Home > Newsletters > Daily: Love or hate Earth Hour? > Daily Dose: Eating snot is good for your child > Health-in-Motion 11 August 2017 Excessive alcohol consumption is bad for you. Excessive alcohol consumption is bad for you. A moderate intake of wine, however, can help to slow down the advance of conditions like Alzheimer’s and Parkinson's disease as we age. Recently, a team of Spanish scientists has discovered that when wine passes through the stomach, it’s digestion generates chemical compounds that help to protect the brain’s neurons against dying. They also noted that the composition of these wine-derived substances and their effectiveness in protecting brain cells depends on the make-up and health of each individual’s gut microbiota. 0 More: Daily Dose: Eating snot is good for your childHealth-in-Motion advertisement Other news Medical 7 habits to protect you against the flu Medical HIV patient finally gets life-saving ARVs Lifestyle Ritual murders, rape and domestic violence rampant in this community Medical SEE: Eating snot is good for your child Sex Date nights lead to more sex and better communication Medical Blood tests may spot early signs of cancer From our sponsors Johannesburg conference to tackle digital transformation in healthcare WIN a R2000 voucher. Great skin is just a click away! How erectile dysfunction can affect relationships Coital incontinence: the ‘oops’ women are too afraid to talk about Live healthier Myths busted! » Breastfeeding may reduce pain from C-section Breastfeeding and work - how to make it work 9 breastfeeding myths busted Breastfeeding will help me lose my baby weight, right? Wrong! We bust nine myths about breastfeeding. Eat right. » How watching porn can cause erectile dysfunction 7 scientific ways to cure erectile dysfunction 7 foods that could relieve erectile dysfunction If you experience erectile dysfunction from time to time, you may be able to manage the problem without any medical help.