Sabtu, 26 Maret 2011
The Health Benefits Of Drinking Red Wine
Many people choose their own 'poison,' as a manner of speaking. Some drink, some smoke, and others do both. However, these so-called posions can get people addicted to them or can produce damaging effects on a person's health if the consumption is too much. Thankfully, there are some poisons that one can consume that also have certain beneficial properties. Red wine, for one, can produce some health benefits if consumed moderately. Well, usually, too much of anything can certainly be bad.
One of the benefits of this popular beverage is reducing coronary heart diseases. This disorder refers to the inability of coronary circulation to supply adequately circulation to cardiac muscle and the surrounding tissue. In certain countries, it can be a chief cause of premature death. The wine is believed to alter levels of blood lipids and lessen the total cholesterol count.
Another benefit one can get from drinking it is its ability in maintaining the immune system. Red wine does not suppress the immune system unlike other alcoholic beverages. It also contains polyphenols, which has an excellent on the body as these organic chemicals are powerful antioxidants. They can lower blood pressure, minimize the risks of cancer, and also have anti-bacterial properties. Besides polyphenols, it also has flavonoids, which are powerful antioxidants that can also avert cancer as well as formation of arterial plaques. Resveratrol, which is phenolic constituent and can be found in grape seeds and skins, can also prevent blood clotting.
It may be hard to believe but this beverage can also combat stress. This may sounds surprising but it is a fact that a dinner partnered with a drink like a glass of red wine can help the mind and body relax. Moreover, it can aid people who are in a fight against a certain disease by getting them all focused and calm. People who are in a more relaxed condition can fight off debilitating illnesses than those who are restless.
So, if you've been taking this beverage for several years now, it means you are now benefiting from its healthful properties. That is, if you've been drinking on average 2 to 3 glasses a night. Again, over-consumption can lead to detrimental effects like higher blood pressure. If it can prevent certain cancers, it can also cause cancer in the throat and mouth if consumed excessively. Under certain circumstances, too much drinking of it can also lead to liver cirrhosis.
Enjoy the health-giving benefits of red wine by taking a glass or two each night.
This can be one poison you want to keep taking for the rest of your life.