6 Health Benefits Of Red Wine

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A study from Washington State University discovered that an ingredient located in grapes, berries and red wine, known as 'resveratrol'  have some health benefits to humans. For example, it helps to turn your flab into calorie-burning "brown" fat. Apart from this, there are lots of others. But the warning is thatm this should not lead to alcohol dependence, or else you can be causing more harm to your health than good. Moderate drinking should be the watchward. 

 
If you love to drink red wine, you should bare in mind that the normal rate of consumption is between 1 to 1.5 glasses a day for women and 1 to 2 glasses a day for men.Maintaing this limit will make you fall in the safe zone limit. Now, take a look at 6 ways you can be benefiting your health by drinking red wine.  

6 Health Benefits Of Red Wine 

1. Slows down the process of ageing

Red wine is considered to be the cutting-edge weapon towards ageing, for both men and women, thanks to Sirtuin (an enzyme regarded to promote DNA repair and cellular regeneration).

In an interview with Richard A. Baxter, MD, a plastic surgeon in Seattle and the author of "Age gets better with wine" he stated that a glass of red wine a day for women and 2 glasses for men can provide you with a huge dose of youthfulness.

2. Protects you against Alzheimer's disease and Dementia

An effective antioxidant known as resveratrol is present in red wine which protects one against cellular damage and stops age-related mental decline or dementia.

3. Reduces the risk of depression

A research on middle-aged and elderly people showed that those who drank 2-7 glasses of wine per week were much less possibly to end up depressed.

4. Promotes long life

Red wine drinkers are considered to have a decrease mortality rate than beer or vodka drinkers, in accordance with a 29-year-long study. Resveratrol is also liable for its longevity benefits.

5. It reduces the risk of cancer

In line with the American Cancer Society, an effective antioxidant in red wine (quercetin) works thoroughly in fghting against most cancers cells. It facilitates in promoting natural cell death in certain forms of cancers, most especially colon cancer. Studies have additionally proven that slight wine consumption reduces the hazard of basal cell, ovary and prostate cancers.

6. Cuts down the risk of heart ailment and stroke

Last but not the least, red wine tannins (the element that makes wine turn red in colour) contains procyanidins, which is known for providing protection against heart diseases. Resveratrol also helps in getting rid of chemical substances which can be responsible for causing blood clots. It is also a known fact that daily dose of red wine cuts blood clot-related stroke rates by nearly 50 percent.

These are some of the health benefits you can get from drinking red wine. But like i said from the beginning, it should be dine moderately by sticking to the normal daily glass or quantity. 

6 Health Benefits Of Red Wine 6 Health Benefits Of Red Wine Reviewed by Chibuzor Aguwa on Friday, January 08, 2016 Rating: 5

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