August 14, 2020

For Pain Relief

Research has connected moderate drinking of spirits like rum with improved bone density, which helps ward off osteoporosis. Rum can also help prevent intermittent claudification, a fancy way of saying crampy leg pain that occurs during exercise, caused by blocked arteries. Not that we advise finishing a run with a Dark and Stormy, but …

For Heart Health

The libation is known to act as a blood thinner and can help in restricting artery blockages. It also increases HDL (good) cholesterol, which protects against heart disease (for HDL, the higher the number the better). We’ll raise our Cuba Libre to that.

Human Internal Organic - Human Heart, medical concept.

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About The Author

Ana Mantica

Ana Mantica has been a writer and editor for over 10 years, specializing in health, nutrition and lifestyle. Aside from her regular and stellar contributions to `LLERO, Ana has been published in outlets such Cosmo for Latinas, Woman's Day for Latinas, Self and Fitness and is a correspondent for Forbes Travel Guide. Ms. Mantica is a proud Nica/Cuban and is HQ’d in Miami, Florida.

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