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Usually considered a woman’s drink, little do people know it’s magical for health. For every celebration, birthdays, anniversaries, a little get together, celebrating life’s little moments, relieving stress, if Red Wine is your go-to drink then you might as well know its benefits. Yes, the alcoholic beverage is beneficial. Only if taken in a moderate amount! If consumed more than required, any alcohol with any sort of benefits would turn harmful. After all, life’s about balance, so is alcohol! By the end of this blog, you would know the health benefits that Red Wine provides.

We’re all aware of how the beverage is made. Red Wine is made of grapes that contain beneficial elements, such as catechins, resveratrol, epicatechin, and proanthocyanidins.

Nutritional Value

*Value per glass

Calories

80-85

Carbohydrates

3.1g

Fiber

0g

Fat

0g

Protein

0.1g

 

Consumption Quality
  • 1 drink per day for women
  • 1-2 drink per day for men
Here’s a list of benefits of Red Wine:
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  1. Prevent Cavities

Red Wine is believed to kill more cavity-causing bacteria than any other alcohol.

  1. Boosts Heart Rate

Antioxidants present in the drink can increase the level of good cholesterol which prevents cholesterol build-up. This ultimately prevents heart diseases.

  1. Fight Diabetes with Red Wine

Polyphenols in alcohol help managing blood sugar level.

  1. Fight Pancreatic Cancer too

Red Wine is rich in resveratrol. They cripple the function of the pancreatic cancer cells’ core energy source.

  1. Reduce the Risk of Depression

Since heavy drinking is associated with mental health. Consuming a moderate amount of red wine can prevent recurrence of depression.

  1. Combat Obesity

Resveratrol present in Red Wine converts bad fat to calorie-burning brown fat and it can combat obesity. This also prevents metabolic dysfunction.

  1. Reduce Post Effects of Smoking

Red wine reduces inflammation and the aging process in cells which accelerates post smoking.

  1. Prevents Vision Loss

Resveratrol is really beneficiary. It helps prevent vision loss that is caused by the uncontrollable growth of blood vessels in the eye.

  1. Prevents Sunburn

If your skin is prone to severe sunburn, sun allergy, Red Wine is your way to go! UV Rays activates ROS (Reactive Oxygen Species) that oxidizes fat & DNA, which eventually harms the skin cells causing sunburn or rashes. Flavonoids occurring in Red Wine restricts the ROS in skin cells.

  1. Fights Breast Cancer

Als (Aromatase inhibitors) in Red Wine reduces estrogen levels in women approaching menopause, cutting down chances of breast cancer.

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Here are a few more reasons to have Red Wine. But in no way, I am encouraging alcohol consumption. Consuming a moderate or required amount of alcohol can be beneficial. But overconsumption can obviously result in damaging your health. Keep a track of Vino!

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