What lies behind the red wine?
Scrubber of your blood, generator of more happiness and other wonders. Meet some properties that red wine brings to our body.
A drink that has transcended time and us to a magical and elegant world. Beyond the fun and pleasure, wine, particularly red wine, is endowed with great health benefits. Yes, as incredible as it may seem, a drink a day can prevent disease and even help rejuvenate.
Red wines are rich in polyphenols, antioxidants present in grapes. The most important of these are resveratrol and vitamin E. According to studies published by the Mayo Clinic, these components are beneficial for our blood vessels, prevent clot formation and thrombus as well as reduce levels of cholesterol and triglycerides. In addition, remember that antioxidants reverse the effect of free radicals from the sun, which are the culprits of premature aging.
Another important role of polyphenols, is releasing endorphins that give us a natural high, and the reason why you might have felt much more relaxed and happy after a glass of wine. Here, you can take advantage of these attributes by combining wine with food potentializing flavor, such as dark chocolate, sausages, meats and cheeses.
And for those looking to take care of your figure, the good news is that wine helps you lose weight. The Massachusetts Institute of Technology has found that the grapes used for the production of Cabernet Sauvignon, help activate a gene that prevents the formation of fat cells, it does not allow the process of lipogenesis, which is responsible for creating fat deposits in the body. No, this is not an excuse to drink an entire bottle of wine. Health benefits are only observe when one or two glasses per day are consumed.
Now that you are more informed about the properties of red wine, you have multiple reasons to say: Cheers!
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