The golden liquid, some call it Whiskey, others refer to it as the fruit of the gods. Whatever your level of love for the stuff, you are probably a big fan. Because of this affection for the stuff, I am sure you need few reasons to have some. Well, here are a few more. 

As a night cap, after a hard day, to get the weekend going, or for any other reason you can dream up, whiskey is there waiting for you. Waiting to give you a proverbial hug.

This list of reasons why to pick up a glass of whiskey will let this love affair grow a bit more.

1. Weight Control

That is right, whiskey can help you watch your girlish or manly figures. One shot only carries .04 calories and absolutely no fat. So, drink on and watch all the beer drinkers gain the weight. While they chug down endless calories, you ride slim with your mere .04 in every shot.

2. Keeping Cancer Away

Whiskey is a magical liquid, but did you know it was THIS magical? Drinking whiskey can help you prevent cancer. Dr. Jim  Swan has been quoted as saying, “Research has shown that there are even greater health benefits to people who drink single-malt whiskies. Why? Single-malt whiskies have more ellagic acid than red wine.” This ellagic acid is an antioxidant that get rid of some cancer cells.Take that you winos.

3. Lower Chance of Strokes

Whiskey just can't stop saving your life. This help that whiskey gives against your chances of strokes and cancer must be clarified as being under non-excessive amounts. If you drink a gallon of whiskey a day, you can't expect life saving results. BUT, drinking the good stuff can help prevent ischemic strokes.

4. Drink to Remember

Drinking whiskey will help you live longer and will also help you out in those later life years. Moderated alcohol consumption has been proven to help prevent incident dementia. If you drink too much whiskey you will, of course, not remember much that moment but it will help you through the clouds of dementia.

5. Plenty of Friends

A lot of whiskey drinkers have their favorite. That one brand that you just love and rarely choice anything over it. But, you need to go out on a limb and try something new. Good for you, there are over 5,000 different types of single-malt whiskeys. So, go forth and explore the wonderful whiskey world around you.