5 health benefits of Red Wine

A glass of wine every day has positive effects on health.

The beneficial properties of red wine have been corroborated by numerous studies, especially its action protective against heart disease and cancer. This is because one of its components is resveratrol, a natural antioxidant very beneficial to human health.

Antioxidants for your body

Resveratrol is a polyphenol that can be found most especially in red wines. It is a powerful antioxidant that can be found in grape skin and red grape juice. Antioxidants help the body fight off free radicals that can damage our cells and organs.

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Other components, such as tannins and flavonoids act as antioxidants and help clean and remove cholesterol from the artery walls.


Here are 4 great reasons why you should have a glass of wine today:

#1 Red wine is great for health

Drinking red wine in moderation decreases disease coronary and artery can reduce by 40% to 50% the risk of ischemic heart disease, according to the American Heart Association.

#2 Preventive properties for certain cancers

 The red wine prevents premature aging of memory cells (Alzheimer). The high content of resveratrol in red wines of intense maceration has preventive properties on tumor cell formation that generating certain cancers.

#3 Prevents Bone Loss

 Women who drink wine (1 or 2 drinks at most) are less likely to lose bone mass than abstainers. But do not forget that, in excess, the alcohol speeds up the process of decalcification.

#4 Pleasure

The red wine encourages people, any dish wins if accompanied by a good red wine.

#5 Fights viruses

Did you know drinking wine in moderation can help develop immunity that can fight against 200 viruses? Wine contains high levels of antioxidants in the form of flavonoids which can combat strongly against viruses.


People who drank red wine had an increased gut microbiota diversity (a sign of gut health) compared to non-red wine drinkers as well as an association with lower levels of obesity and ‘bad’ cholesterol (n=916 female twins). This was not observed with white wine, beer or spirits consumption.

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