Scientists say when you pop the cork on a bottle of wine and drink some (or all) of it, it is actually good for you. Wine is very good for your emotional and physical health, including being good for your heart.
Red wine is a favorite of a lot of people due to the fact that it has powerful plant antioxidants in it. Even though these plant antioxidants are more prevalent in vegetables like broccoli, getting a buzz while getting those antioxidants in your system is a lot more fun than just eating broccoli Research has proven that people who drink red wine tend to have a lower risk of heart disease, even though other lifestyle habits do have an impact on heart health. The powerful antioxidants in red wine help get rid of the bad LDL cholesterol while keeping the good HDL cholesterol in the body. Red wine can also lower blood pressure levels when it is consumed in moderation.
Drinking a glass of wine a day can also help prevent Alzheimer’s disease. Research suggests that if a person drinks between one to three glasses of wine per day is connected to a lesser chance of getting dementia and Alzheimer’s disease Scientists discovered that when wine goes through the stomach, what remains is antioxidant compounds that can protect our brain neurons from getting damaged or destroyed. Therefore, it can help lower the chance of getting neurological diseases like Alzheimer’s Disease or Parkinson’s.
Having a glass of wine can also be good for your gut. Since wine is naturally fermented (like yogurt, pickles, kombucha, and other bacteria-friendly foods). Research has shown that wine has a prebiotic effect that helps improve the composition of the gut. Wine has been found to help with depression. Drinking two to seven glasses a week can improve your mood. Finally, drinking wine in moderation is connected to a reduced risk of type two diabetes in women and drinking wine can reduce the risk of diabetes by thirty percent Diabetics need to talk to their doctor before they drink wine because it can lower their blood sugar and interact with their medicines.
Along with tasting great, wine is good for your physical and mental health as well. The next time you indulge in a glass of wine, you could be helping your health as well.