Wine is said to have many health benefits. There are studies that have shown the impact of wine on various chronic diseases. Studies have shown that any alcoholic beverage taken in right amount will not harm you; also the beverages should be taken with meals. Drinking wine on empty stomach is not healthy. When alcohol is taken in right amount then it can be beneficial, but excess alcohol will deteriorate your health. Red wine has antioxidants but they are less in amount. So, if you are looking for an antioxidant diet then you should eat spinach, salad, and vegetables.
Let us look at the benefits of red wine:
1 Reduce cholesterol
Cholesterol is required in human body to make hormones, vitamin D and other substances that help to digest the food. It is a fat like waxy substance that is present in cells in our body. Cholesterol depends on the body type if people. According to doctors the moderate amount of cholesterol in human body is less than 200, but again it varies from person to person. If a person drinks red wine in moderate amount, then his body will increase the good cholesterol ‘HDL’ by 20%. If good cholesterol is high in body, the chances of heart diseases are decreased. If you do not like to drink red wine then you can also drink grape juice. But if you are drinking wine heavily, then the chances of cardiovascular diseases increase.
2 Boost brain’
Some studies have shown that the brain power of some females have increased after drinking wine. The most important think while drinking any alcohol beverage is to know the portion that you are taking. Wine should always be taken as five ounces. Likewise, you should drink twelve ounces of beer and 1.5 ounces of vodka. There is nothing healthier than fruits and vegetables. Alcohol may not hello you to reduce weight. People who think that wine will help them to reduce weight is wrong. But if you are drinking wine daily then you should also increase your physical exercises.
3 Reduce chance of chronic diseases
Red wine in moderate amount is good but excessive can cause some serious and chronic diseases. Pregnant women should not drink wine or nay alcohol beverage as it increases the chances of breast cancer in the women and in the child. Female body release estrogen that causes menstruation, excessive alcohol will mess with the estrogen level in the body, high estrogen can lead to many health problems in a woman. For people who like to drink wine and enjoy it should also do physical activity to boost metabolism. They should eat healthy food and vegetables with the wine. One drink per day is not harmful but do not become addictive. There are benefits of red wine but its effects should not be ignored. If you have high fat diet then you should drink less alcohol with it. people who have chronic diseases should drink alcohol after they have consulted their doctor to reduce risk of any misshapen.