[Guest Submission by Lauren Johnson]

We drink wine with a nice dinner and covet it after a long day. We have it on our table when we are celebrating and it’s a source of happiness for many of us. Wine has the ability to make us feel relaxed and bring smiles to our faces. While wine can bring us these feelings of happiness and relaxation, did you know that moderate wine consumption can have benefits on your physical health? Not only can red wine lower your cholesterol, but there are many other health benefits of drink wine, too! Here are some ways wine can boost your physical health:

 

What are the health benefits of drinking wine?

 

Please note the following list is based on low-level web research; this article is not written by a health professional. The following “health benefits” should not take precedence over the advice of a doctor or medical professional.

 

Wine can boost heart health

Wine is rich in antioxidants and this can increase the levels of good cholesterol in your body. This will eventually prevent cholesterol build-up which will further prevent heart disease. The polyphenols in wine can protect the linings of the blood vessels in your heart and resveratrol has been found to reduce the blood clots. It can also prevent immature fat cells from maturing.

 

Wine can prevent obesity

The resveratrol in red wine can convert the bad fat into calorie-burning brown fat. And this way it helps to combat obesity. The resveratrol enhances the oxidation of dietary fats and it can prevent the body from getting overloaded. This can convert white fat into brown fat which will burn off as heat which will prevent obesity and metabolic dysfunction.

 

Wine can boost your immune system

A daily glass of wine can give your immune system a boost. The moderate consumption of wine can ward off infections and can keep your immune system in check. Obviously, excessive consumption can lead to negative effects. Thus you must drink a moderate level of the wine of a glass of wine every day to boost your immunity system.

 

Wine can reduce the risk of a stroke

Moderate consumption of wine or in general any alcohol can prevent blood clotting. Wine acts as a natural blood thinner and it can break up any blood clots that lead to stroke. Red wine, in particular, contains phenols that act as a blood thinner which is like aspirin. The resveratrol found in red wine that is actually found in red grape skins protects against stroke when the grapes are turned into wine.

 

Wine can prevent liver disease

Modest consumption of wine can cut the risk of nonalcoholic fatty liver disease by half in comparison with the ones who have the nerve or will never consume wine. Some studies show that only moderate consumption of wine will bring all these benefits while other states’ greatest of one glass per day for people who are at the risk of coronary heart disease. Scientists also say that the ones who regularly drink beer or any other alcohol are at four time’s higher risk than those who consume wine.

 

Wine can treat acne

Wine has high antioxidants and has a great anti-inflammatory action that would help in treating acne. Scientists also state that when wine and benzoyl peroxide is applied directly to the skin it can maximize antibacterial activity. This all is because of the resveratrol present in the wine.

Now that you know how beneficial wine can be for your health, you can send a wine gift to your loved ones.

 

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