The benefits of drinking red wine


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Posted by Chidinma on Monday January 19, 2015 at 16:46:49:

Most people classify red wine as being an alcoholic drink because of the alcoholic content and as such avoid taking it; the truth is that a glass of red wine everyday add much benefits to your health; I will mention three surprising benefits of red wine to your health;

1. It Good For The Heart: This may sound surprising to some people but little quantity of red wine daily is very good for your heart, this is due to the antioxidant content in red wine that helps to reduce bad cholesterol in the body. It helps to keep the blood vessels free from clothing, which in turn reduces the risk of heart attack.

2. It Help To Control Blood Sugar: for those who have issue with their blood sugar level, that is diabetic patients, a glass of red wine daily has been proven to help reduce blood sugar level. This is because of the resveratol which is contained in the skin of red grapes which is a major ingredient in the production of red wine; resveratol helps to reduce blood sugar level by stimulating insulin secretion in the blood.

3. For Weight Loss: if you are trying to loose some unwanted pounds from your weight, you can try adding red wine to your meal daily. This is because resveratol contains a compound named piceatannol which helps to inhibit the growth of fat cells in the body.
This is not a good excuse for you to start getting drunk with red wine because excessive consumption of red wine will have a negative effect on your health.

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