To Our Health: The Benefits of Drinking Red Wine

[quote style=”boxed”]”Wine is a food, a medicine and a poison – it’s just a question of dose.”[/quote]

Not that we need a good reason to drink good wine but guess what, drinking red wine is healthy!! Researchers have found that red wines that are rich in flavonoids and antioxidants, such as Cabernet Sauvignon, Petit Syrah and Pinot Noir, are the best ones for our health. In this article we summarize the benefits of drinking red wine.

benefits of drinking red wine by living green with babyFlavonoids are most commonly known for their antioxidant qualities and their possible medicinal properties, especially their alleged role in inhibiting cancer or cardiovascular diseases.

How much wine is actually good for us?

The 16th -century Swiss physician Paracelsus wrote, “Wine is a food, a medicine and a poison – it’s just a question of dose.”

Most health officials agree that women should limit their consumption to one four ounce glass per day, while men can enjoy one or two four-ounce glasses of wine daily for their health.

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