Wines have been served ever since history recorded its use in ancient Greece and Rome. It was during the mid 90’s when studies were made to determine its health effects on wine drinkers. This was when researchers were confounded why French people who are fond of eating cheese have low risk of heart attacks.
So to this date, a long list was made as benefits from drinking wine. It is said to reduce coronary heart diseases and gives elderly people healthier blood vessels. Red wines are said to have an anti-ageing effects, while antioxidants found in white wine improves lung function. It was also discovered in another study that the proteins found in red grape skins can kill cancel cells. The polyphenols also in red grapes keep your arteries clean. Women who have been drinking wine have lower risk of getting ovarian cancer and stroke. It was also noted that it gives them stronger bones. For men who have high blood pressure, the risk of getting a heart attack is lowered.
But you do not have to be a heavy wine drinker in order to reap all these benefits to its maximum level. The key is moderation. A glass or two per day was defined as moderation. It offers not only positive effects but negative as well, if taken excessively.
Wine is usually made from a variety of European grapes. Wines in Europe are classified by region, depending on which area they were grown. A few non-European vineyards are recognized to also have produced quality wines. Napa Valley in California, Hunter Valley in Australia, Central Valley in Chile and Niagara Peninsula in Canada are just some of the famous places.
But not all people love dinking wine. It may be because of the cultural background, when it was not introduced in the early years. But wine is also commonly used not just a beverage to drink but also as aid to a lot of cuisines and dishes. It also serves as a flavor agent in stocks and soups.
So the next time you take a sip of the wine, may it be red or white, take note of the healthy benefits it provide. You can now enjoy chit-chat time with your friends and family knowing that it does not only gives pleasure to your senses, but advantages as well. Knowing basic details about wines is as simple as clicking your mouse. Take time to go online and research.
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