Wednesday, February 13, 2019
Love and Red Wine
"Red wine is good for the heart
The heart is good for love
Love is the red wine of life."
~ Ekenyerengozi Michael Chima,
Coauthor and Editor of "The Language of True Love" and other books available @amazon , @barnesandnoble and other booksellers.
Pour yourself a glass, and take a look at the ten ways wine benefits your health.
It contains antioxidants. ...
It boosts the immune system. ...
It increases bone density. ...
It reduces the risk of stroke. ...
It reduces the risk of heart disease. ...
It can lower cholesterol. ...
It reduces the risk of Type 2 Diabetes.
According to the Mayo Clinic, for instance, having one or two drinks a day has been shown to lower the risk of diabetes and improve cognitive functioning. Previous studies have also concluded that drinking up to two glasses of red wine a day can help antioxidant levels and protect heart health.
Dr. Kari Poikolainen, who used to work for the World Health Organization as an alcohol expert said: drinking a bottle of wine a day isn't bad for you. ... He believes drinking only becomes harmful when people consume more than around 13 units a day—most bottles of wine contain 10.
The Healthiest Red Wine
Pinot noir has the highest concentration of the highly touted antioxidant resveratrol,” Benjamin Appleby, top sommelier at Abe & Louie's in Boston, told The Daily Meal. “It is pretty easy to make the case for pinot noir being the healthiest choice among red wines.
The Healthiest Red Wines—and Which Ones to Buy!
The Most Popular Red Grape Varieties
Cabernet Sauvignon. Cabernet Sauvignon is a noble grape variety that grows well in just about any climate that isn't very cool. ...
Merlot. Deep color, full body, high alcohol, and low tannin are the characteristics of wines made from the Merlot grape. ...
Pinot Noir. ...