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.