Reasons Why Wine is Good for Health


‘The Drink of the Lords’- Wine is just not another alcoholic drink. A drink that has been enjoyed by people for years but its benefits known to a few, it possesses innumerable benefits that are still being explored. With the kind of benefits it offers we can replace the apple with wine and make it to ‘A wine a day keeps the doctor away.’ And it is not just the red wine that takes credits here; white wine too has its own benefits.

An excess consumption of anything has its ill effects and so does the consumption of wine. But when consumed moderately it can act as the best alternative to your medicine in the long run.

Here are some reasons why wine is good for health:

1. Keeps your cholesterol in check :

Your arteries just can’t thank wine enough! One small glass of red wine helps unclog your arteries by raising the HDL level and keeps your cholesterol in check.

 

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Courtesy: NPR

 

2. Helps you to get the Glow :

Reservatrol, an antioxidant present in wine is quite harsh on the bacteria’s causing acne which in turn helps you get the skin you always dreamed of with fewer efforts.

 

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Courtesy: Feeding Trends

 

3. Protects your heart :

The antioxidants present in the drink helps your heart to beat without any hindrance by providing protection to the lining of the blood vessels which makes it stronger and efficient.

 

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Courtesy:Kazzit

 

4. A cure for sore throat :

The benefits of the age old medicine have now been approved by Scientists that state that drinking wine can boost your immunity up to 85 percent. To get effective results, drink the wine in small quantities and swallow it slowly.

 

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Courtesy: Lufthansa

 

5. Controls your sugar spike :

Wine keeps inflammation in check by absorbing sugar and calories from food better. People can be prone to a number of diseases like diabetes, amnesia, heart disease, etc due to inflammation. These diseases can be avoided by just a glass of wine.

 

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Courtesy: Tastessence

 

6. Maintains the scales :

After gulping a glass of wine, the body is encouraged to burn extra calories. A study conducted by Washington State University helps to turn white fat into beige fat which easier to lose. The antioxidants present in the drink suppress your appetite and helps people to work on or maintain their figure.

 

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Courtesy: Inlife Healthcare

 

7. Relieves your stress :

If you are constantly stressed, have a glass of wine to get rid of it! You can have a wine of your choice but remember white wine helps you energize where as red while helps you stay calm and relax.

 

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Courtesy: Chief Executive Magazine

 

8. Smile Brighter with Wine :

Give your pearly whites a shine with some wine. Even though the drink might stain and turn your teeth a little purple temporarily. Wine contains an antioxidant called polyphenols which are known to fight their unhealthy bacteria in your mouth.

 

Courtesy: Ask Men
Courtesy: Ask Men