POSTS 6 ways in which red wine is good for your health

6 WAYS IN WHICH RED WINE IS GOOD FOR YOUR HEALTH

WE HAVE ALL HEARD THAT A GLASS OF RED WINE A DAY IS GOOD FOR THE HEART. HOWEVER, THE FOLLOWING RESEARCH SHOWS THAT IT DOES MUCH MORE THAN THAT, CONTRIBUTING SIGNIFICANTLY TO THE IMPROVEMENT OF OUR HEALTH, ALWAYS UNDER THE CONDITION OF CONTROLLED CONSUMPTION.

We have all heard that a glass of red wine a day is good for the heart. However, the following research shows that it does much more than that, contributing significantly to the improvement of our health, always under the condition of controlled consumption.

So those looking for a good reason to enjoy a glass of good red wine can add another 6.

Increases age expectancy

Recent research at Harvard Medical School has confirmed that the substance resveratrol found in the skin of red grapes activates the production of a protein by the body that protects the body from diseases caused by aging.

 

Improves memory

Resveratrol, according to a study, significantly improves the performance of the brain and hippocampus, which is the area responsible for creating new memories and the learning process. Research shows that participants who took resveratrol supplements showed significantly greater ability to memorize words and showed faster activity in the hippocampus. 

 

Reduces the chance of heart problems

Research in 2007 shows that substances (Procyanidins) found in tannins in red wine help improve cardiovascular health. Another Harvard School of Public Health study shows that drinking alcohol in moderation reduces the risk of relapse.

 

Reduces the chance of cancer

According to researchers at the University of Virginia, Resveratrol kills cancer cells by stopping the production of one of the key nutrients they eat. 

 

Improves dental health

Recent research shows that polyphenols, substances contained in red wines, delay the reproduction of bacteria in the mouth, reducing the appearance of caries.

 

It lowers cholesterol

A study showed that healthy participants who took a supplement with substances found in red wine showed a reduction of 8% in LDL (bad cholesterol), while participants with high cholesterol showed a decrease of 12%. 

 

Reduces the incidence of the common cold

The antioxidants contained in red wine, according to measurements, significantly strengthen the body's defenses, reducing by up to 40% the possibility of developing the common cold. 

 

So those looking for a good reason to enjoy a glass of good red wine can add another 6.

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