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7 Healthy Reasons Why You Should Drink More Red Wine

7 Healthy Reasons Why You Should Drink More Red Wine



elieve it or not, sometimes all you need to get by is a little red wine. Aside from its taste-buds-caressing-taste, it’s also a morale booster. We agree with Ernest Hemmingway when he said:

“I drink to make other people more interesting.”

Besides making people more interesting, red wine also boasts a lot of health benefits for you. From dealing with bad cholesterol to keeping your heart healthy, and regulating blood sugar, there are numerous health reasons you should drink more red wine. So what are you waiting for?

Please note: This article is not a push towards getting drunk frequently. This would only deplete your health, and that’s not the aim. If, on the other hand, you choose to do without vino rosso, you will be losing out on all the health benefits they provide. However, you don’t necessarily need to gulp down red wine, try cooking with it as an ingredient for dinner or explore other creative ways to incorporate it into your diet. (Maybe that will be another article). Cheers to the weekend.

Check out 7 surprising health benefits of red wine…

#1. Red wine is good for your gut

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Research has shown on multiple occasions that red wine is good for your gut health. For instance, a 2012 study, found that “red wine compounds may also act as prebiotics,” thus, enabling healthy bacteria to thrive in your gut.

#2. May fight depression

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It’s no coincidence that people who drink moderately a generally happier, and the research exists to prove this. A 2013 study of 5,505 people over a seven-year period, showed that those who drank between 2–7 glasses of wine each week had lower levels of depression. This worked both ways as the same research also revealed that people who drank heavily were more at risk for depression.

#3. Red wine reduces bad cholesterol

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How convenient for you to have a glass of red wine that goes right in to burn up bad cholesterol. Well, you have the fiber-rich tempranillo red grapes used to make some select red wines to thank for this.

#4. Red wine battles the flu

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Of course stack up on your vitamins, that’s non-negotiable. But the antioxidants present in red wine are more than enough reasons why you should drink red wine. They create a resistance for the body against free radicals, the number one culprit for flu.

#5. Red wine keeps the heart going

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Aside from the hearty laugh a good wine brings, the polyphenols in red wine also prevent irrelevant blood clots from forming in the heart. This is no dosage, so take moderately.

#6. Red wine helps with weight control

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Sometimes, all you need to kill that voracious appetite is embedded in red wine. Once your appetite is tamed, you automatically reduce calorie intake and this would eventually lead to weight loss. Also, the resveratrol in red wine reduces the fat cells in the body. You’re getting excited right?

#7. Red wine assists with clearer vision

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The vision is clear and we mean it literally. This antioxidant-rich wine helps prevent vision impairments by reducing oxidative stress. Hopefully, these healthy reasons why you should drink red wine would get you switching alcohol camps.

Bonus tips:

  • Moderate intake of red wine improves your social life. It makes annoying people more tolerable and holds so much wisdom in its bottle. Just kidding, or not!

“A bottle of wine contains more philosophy than all the books in the world.”Louis Pasteur

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