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13 Pretty Damn Amazing Things You Never Knew About Vodka

You say potato, I say vodka.

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3. Vodka increases blood flow to the heart and creates better HDL (high-density lipoprotein) cholesterol levels.


A study by Professional Heart Daily found that vodka increased capillary density, which allows more oxygen to travel through your blood.

4. And drinking vodka may be healthier than drinking red wine.

Red wine helps blood vessels relax, but vodka actually increases blood flow to the heart and creates better cholesterol levels. It also contains fewer congeners than wine. (Congeners are anything besides alcohol that gets produced during the fermentation process.)


6. Vodka tightens your pores.

Elite Daily spoke with New York-based dermatologist Jeannette Graf, who said to dunk a cotton ball in a mixture of green tea and vodka. Applying this solution to your face morning and night not only cleanses it, but also helps minimize pores.