For centuries, men got drunk with wine to make merry.
Even several religious books argue that drinking a little wine a day is healthy for your heart. Yet, for years, the benefits of wine have been the subject of debate. While some argue that red wine is better than white wine, it has not been excluded from the debate.
Is red wine overrated?
A powerful source of antioxidants, red wine is made from a fermented dark-coloured, whole grapes. It is also believed that alcohol contributes to its health benefits. Grapes are rich in Resveratrol (responsible for the prevention of cancer and heart diseases) and Proanthocyanidins (repairs, restores and fights inflammation).
Red wine is popular among the French. Because of their highly reduced risk of heart disease, they believe that red wine holds the secret. However, you can be like the French when you combine it with a healthy lifestyle.
Several studies have shown that drinking red wine has health benefits especially in reducing the risk of heart disease.
Below are some of its benefits:
Red wine contains anti-ageing properties such as the flavonoid antioxidant which helps restores the skin’s collagen and elasticity. Red wine improves your complexion by helping you with an even skin tone.
Unlike other organs, the brain produces low levels of defense enzymes hence the importance of red wine. Moderate consumption of red wine protects the brain from damage.
Several studies have shown that drinking red wine is linked to a decrease in several types of cancers including prostate.
People who drank 2–7 glasses of wine every week were found to have a less percentage of becoming depressed.
What is more?
Nothing gets better than knowing that it helps you with your beauty sleep.