Discover the Benefits of Drinking Red Wine

· July 12, 2014

They say that drinking a glass of red wine ever day can boast great benefits for your health. Find out why here!

Many doctors now recommend that their patients drink at least one glass of wine per day after meals, but that they shouldn’t have more than two, as this would be risky to their health.

Wine goes very well with any food: a glass of wine is a lovely way to finish a delicious meal. It’s also beneficial for our health, and it’s definitely much better to have a glass of wine than a sugary soft drink.

What other properties does wine have?

Numerous studies have demonstrated the therapeutic properties of wine and positive results regarding its benefits for the body. It can help prevent serious conditions such as cardiovascular disease and certain types of cancer. It contains trans-reservatrol, which prevents tumors. This is particularly found in large quantities in red wine.

The tannins and flavonoids that wine contains are powerful antioxidants, and for that reason help to combat the action of free radicals and help eliminate cholesterol from the body.

Other diseases we can prevent by drinking wine

As stated above, drinking wine in a controlled way is beneficial for your whole body.

One of its many benefits is that it helps to increase “good” cholesterol and decrease “bad” cholesterolreducing the chance of coronary and arterial diseases. This means that if you drink one glass of wine every day you are much less likely to have a heart problem.

Drinking a glass of wine helps to prevent cell aging, which can in turn prevent diseases like Alzheimer’s.

Another benefit of consuming this marvelous product is that it helps prevent bone loss, and is very good for women, as they are more likely to encounter decalcification due to hormonal changes as the years go by.

It also promotes good digestion, and a glass after a large meal encourages the production of gastric juices and the elimination of uric acid from the blood.

It helps you maintain strong teeth, and prevents the growth of streptococcus bacteria in the mouth, which plays a role in the formation of cavities, gingivits and inflammation in the throat.

Red Wine glass and Bottle
Drink a glass of red wine every day to make the most of its benefits

Studies have also demonstrated that it improves cognitive function and mental agility, preventing dementia. It is also helpful for people who want to lose weight. The reservatrol in the grapes that wine is made from counter the negative effects of a sedentary lifestyle.

We can therefore conclude that drinking a glass of a good red wine every day is a healthy and tasty way to prevent a lot of the diseases that might affect our bodies.

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