Proof that Red Wine is Good for your Health
Recent studies have now proven that drinking a moderate amount of red wine is good for your health, but what is it about red wine that is benefiting us. Lucky for you we now have the facts to support this health suggestion without damaging your social calendar.
We’ve been told time and time again to eat your greens; exercise for 30 minutes a day, watch your carb intake, but ‘drinking red wine to improve you health’ now that’s something I am happy to dedicate my time to! Besides, who doesn’t want to feel good about skipping the gym for a few social drinks, knowing that in moderation we are actually contributing to a greater good?
Creina Stockley from the Australian Wine Research Institute has explained that drinking wine with a meal can actually decrease your chance of having a stroke, heart attack and could increase brain longevity. Looking further into these claims it has become more obvious that the one common ingredient to all of these benefits is Resveratrol. So what is Resveratrol and what does it actually do?
Resveratrol is found naturally in plants and has been around for a very long time, this compound is a protective chemical manufactured in times of stress and can be considered as a natural antibiotic (phytoalexin) produced by plants as part of their defensive arsenal against invading parasites. The benefits to taking Resveratrol as a supplement was found to lower blood sugar levels and promote cardiovascular health, however the benefits are endless;
- Reduced Cholesterol levels
- Enhanced motor neuron and nerve coordination
- Lower inflammation of vascular tissue
- Boosted antioxidant support
- Improved liver function and skeletal muscle, whilst reducing fatty tissue deposits
Now that’s all well and good however what if I told you, you could receive similar benefits by drinking some specific red wines and by doing so you could actually be improving your health. Resveratrol can be found in all wines although more dominate in reds, keeping in mind that not all red wines will have the same levels of Resveratrol; lucky for you we have done the research for you. One bottle of The Wine Doctors Shiraz has been proven to have the equivalent amount of Resveratrol as 20 standard bottles of red wine.
As if you needed any more convincing to have a glass of wine tonight – raise a glass to your health this evening with The Wine Doctor, Resveratrol enhanced wine, proving again that Red Wine is good for your health.