July 27, 2012

Health Effects Of Red WineIf taken in moderation, high quality red wine is considered one of the healthiest natural foods. High in anti-oxidants and flavonoids, red wine is an excellent natural solution to slow down oxidation processes in our cells, prevent premature aging and various related chemical processes in our tissues. A glass of high quality low-alcohol red wine a day is a great and very tasty solution to prevent cardiovascular diseases like anemia, atherosclerosis, a stroke, a heart attack, and many others. Consuming a glass of Merlot or Cabernet is a natural way to lower our risks of mouth cancer, reduce LDL bad cholesterol levels and prevent obesity. Red wine is a common element of the French and Spanish diets which are considered by most of the nutritionists the world’s healthiest diets. Finally, according to the findings of a recent study published this summer in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, health effects of red wine include improving the function of our lower intestines and creating a proper environment for healthy gut bacteria development. Read the rest of this entry »