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I simply love having a nice glass of my favorite red wine at night to wash away any worries or events of my long days. We each have our own ways to relax. Some people choose to spend time with friends, some prefer to watch TV at home, others, like me, prefer cozy gatherings around the fireplace with a glass of good wine.
Speaking of wine. Everyone knows what harm alcohol abuse can do but the positive effects cannot be denied either. With a moderate consumption, wine can have a positive impact on the the condition of your skin, hair and overall body.
Doctors and researchers have conducted many studies that have shown that one glass of wine a day can bring you significant benefits. But note that the keyword in this is “one”.
Melt away the pounds
According to research conducted by Jason Dick, resveratrol, contained in wine, it helps to speed up metabolism.
Drinking one glass of wine a day can be compared to one hour of hard work in the gym. I guess I will be skipping my gym this week and maybe the next too.
Freshen your breath
Leah Kaufman, a nutritionist with a worldwide reputation, argues that wine is a great tool for rinsing the mouth, because it contains flavan-3, a substance that promotes the destruction of harmful bacteria in the mouth therefore helps to keep your breath fresh.
Reduce allergy symptoms
High levels of histamines trigger inflammatory response such as swelling, redness and itching. Some varieties of white wine can, however, lower histamines in the body and therefore help relieve allergy symptoms.
As mentioned before wine contains large amounts of antioxidants, which can help prevent heart disease.
One glass of wine a day may reduce the risk of heart attacks because it prevents the formation of clots in blood vessels and lowers the level of bad cholesterol.
Bad cholesterol be gone
We are all aware that goof cholesterol and heart health go together. One can not adn will not exist without the other. According to studies, drinking one glass of wine a day can improve the content of good cholesterol in the body by as much as 15%.
Since drinking red wine can reduce the risk of blood clots and have a positive effect on the blood vessels,it also contribute to the preservation of memory functions. In a study with women over 70 years of age who drank one glass of wine a day, memory functions exceeded expectations over the ones that did not.
Improve the immune system
According to a British study, people who drank one glass of wine a day reduced the risk of infectious diseases by 11%. This is because all the same flavan-3 component, that kills the bacteria helicobacteria pylori, which caused gastritis, ulcers and even stomach cancer.
With so many health benefits to offer we think wine should be included in the food pyramid. What do you think?