Major Health Benefits of Red Wine

There was a time when the consumption of Red wine was thought to produce only negative impacts on health. But modern researches have proved that modest consumption of red wine stays your heart healthy and keeps it away from various diseases. The detail of the benefits of red wine is given below.

As, red wine is made by crushing the red grapes with their skin, and then a certain amount of alcohol (12% – 15%) is added to the mixture. Some more substances are added to this mixture what makes it highly antioxidant. These antioxidants prevent you from coronary artery disease, and this is what saves us from heart attacks.

The moderate amount of red wine consumption is considered as

  • 1 – 2 glasses a day for men.
  • 1 – 1.5 glasses a day for women.

Resveratrol is something that is produced by some plants and has the property of fighting against bacteria. Resveratrol is a highly found ingredient in the red wine (it comes from the skin of grapes), and it’s is like a magic spell that reduces the low-density lipoprotein (LDL) cholesterol, which prevents your body from the formation of blood clots.  This resveratrol present in the red wine protects against some kinds of cancer and prevents vision loss. But if you eat red grapes directly instead of drinking the red wine, it will likely to be more beneficial for your health. However, Red wine seems to be more safe and healthier than other types of alcoholic beverages.

The normal use of red wine increases the level of high-density lipoprotein (HDL) cholesterol, and the increase in HDL cholesterol protects against cholesterol buildup. So, this will decrease the chances of a sudden heart attack.

Taking a moderate amount of red wine increases our immune system. As this is made from healthy red grapes so, if we take a modest amount of red wine daily, we need not care about the vitamins and calories that we need to have daily.

Taking a low dose of red wine every day improves our lung function. And also decreases the risk of Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease (NAFLD) by half. But if a person already has hepatitis or any other kind of liver disease, he/she should avoid alcoholic beverages.

Consuming red wine in a moderate amount helps to prevent dental cavities. It kills the bacteria what lies on the teeth.

Research has proved that the average use of red wine can also help in the treatment of acne. That is because of resveratrol with its antioxidant and anti-inflammatory effects what fight with the bacteria. But in actual life, there is no evidence of such a treatment.

Doing this will boost our immune system and will also keep us safe from infections. That is one of the biggest benefits of consuming a moderate amount of red wine. But if we take the excessive amount of wine, all its benefits will vanish. Instead, we will have negative impacts of the overdose on our health.

A moderate amount of red wine daily keeps our blood pressure balanced. But the better way is to take a non-alcoholic red wine because it is a more healthful choice.

The resveratrol is a compound which lies in red wine. It protects our brain from the strong damage by increasing the level of heme oxygenase (an enzyme) to protect nerve cells in the brain from damage.

For the people of middle age, 2-7 glasses of wine per week get them out of depression. This problem is very common in people of all ages, especially for those who lie in 40-60.

Red wine reduces the risk of type 2 diabetes in women.

Taking a low amount of red wine helps the skin to protect from ultraviolet UV rays coming out of the sun. When ultraviolet rays make contact with skin, they activate reactive oxygen species (ROS), and in return, our skin gets harmed. And red wine forces stop ROS from getting activated.

These are the benefits of red wine, but the American Heart Association and most of the doctors suggest not to start taking wine just to cure the heart disease or any other disease because once we start taking heavy amount of alcohol, we will be addicted to it and gradually our liver will start damaging and finally this will lead to severe heart attack.

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