After a long hard day, most people around the world find a glass or two of wine quite helpful and relaxing. Wine has a long relationship with man, dating back to at least 4100 B.C. when the oldest known winery was discovered by archaeologists in 2010 in an American cave. So ever wondered why wine is so popular and has been hanging around for such a long time? Well, recently many studies have proven some amazing health benefits that it provides. Because of these positive health benefits, wine has earned a badge of ‘healthy’ alcohol and is getting more and more popular with a dramatic increase in its consumption worldwide. Resveratrol- The key ingredient and a powerful polyphenol found in the skin of red grapes is a great antioxidant and provides multiple health benefits. Although, wine is no magic bullet for preventing diseases but having it in moderation can have several positive health impacts. However, drinking wine in excess has terrifying side effects and is known to increase the risk of serious health issues. Chronic misuse of alcohol has led to a massive increase in diseases worldwide.
So drinking wine in moderation is not just a great stress reliever but is also good for your body in several ways.
Read on for some amazing health benefits and a guilt-free glass of wine:
Experts suggest 7 glasses a week for women and 14 glasses a week for men, spread out through the days as a healthy limit. So, sit back and relax with your favorite glass of wine and enjoy the sweetness of its benefits. Just be sure to drink responsibly and in moderation.