Scientists around the world unanimously assert that red wine is extremely beneficial for health. However, it is important to remember that red wine’s beneficial properties are manifested only when consumed in limited doses – no more than 100-150 ml per day. Today we will tell you exactly how the “drink of the gods” helps our body.
Prevents cardiovascular disease
Studies have shown that the flavonoids in wine reduce the level of bad cholesterol and increase the body’s level of good cholesterol, significantly reducing blood clots’ likelihood. Also, red wine is famous for its high content of an antioxidant called resveratrol, which reduces the risk of strokes and heart attacks. And magnesium and potassium strengthen the heart muscle. Besides, wine slows down the aging of the brain.
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Drinking a glass of red wine before bed can help ease stress and anxiety symptoms, making it easier for you to relax. Also, in moderation, wine is effective in fighting depression.
Helps maintain youth
The antioxidants quercetin and resveratrol in red wine effectively fight free radicals responsible for the aging process. As a result, your face and body look young and fresh.
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Promotes weight loss
All the same almighty resveratrol also helps to lose weight. Once in our body, it triggers a chemical reaction to convert “white fat” into “brown fat,” which is much easier to burn. Scientists also state that a glass of wine drunk in the evening reduces appetite by dulling hunger, reducing the amount eaten before bed.
Wine contains polyphenols, to which the body’s immune system fights bacteria more effectively and prevents diseases. The researchers state that wine may be an effective antibacterial drug that kills streptococcal bacteria and upper respiratory tract infections.
Adapted and translated by The Cop Cart Staff
Sources: Today Lifestyle