Research shows that the odd glass of red or white, drank in moderation of course, can do you good! That’s right it can help you fight illness, make your teeth stronger and your memory even better! Hurrah!
So pour yourself a glass and read on to discover the reasons why wine is actually good for you!
Ever wondered where you put your keys or wallet? Sick of forgetting things? Well, researchers at the Texas A&M Health Science Center College of Medicine found that resveratrol, found in red grapes, may help prevent age-related memory decline!
It can stop weight gain
Researchers in Korea found that the compound piceatannol, which is found in red grapes and is similar to resveratrol, can help stop fat cells developing. Word on the street is that Piceatannol could be used as a weapon against weight gain AND it’s found in wine! YES!
Resveratrol is found in the skin of red grapes, and in red wine, and is a powerful antioxident that helps to fight the signs of ageing and reduce wrinkles. It protects the body from ageing – hurrah!
It helps fight tooth decay
A study published in the Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry found that red wine can kill dangerous bacteria in your mouth that could cause dental problems, including cavities.
It keeps your heart healthy
Wine reduces the risks of cardiovascular disease and heart attacks, because it researched have said it, “dilates arteries and increases blood flow, thus lowering the risk of clots.”
Resveratrol, found in red grapes, kills the damaged cells that can lead to cancer, research has found. Another study, published in 2014 in the Royal Society of Chemistry’s Food & Function, found that the more polyphenols, particularly resveratrol, in wine, the more it protects against colon cancer. This is GOOD news!
It can banish breakouts
Suffering from spots even as an adult? Well, resveratrol can stop the growth of acne-causing bacteria better than the popular cream, benzoyl peroxide. Drinking the antioxidant is apparently the best way to benefit so find it in wine, fruits, and veggies rather than buying expensive creams!