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A Little Glass of Wine a Day Keeps the Doctor Away!

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Wondering how? Isn’t it a surprise for you to know that drinking wine has manifold health benefits starting from reducing risks of cancer to increasing bone density & the list can actually get pretty endless! Studies have actually backed up the fact that moderate wine drinkers have added health benefits than non-drinkers.

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One must keep in mind that the wine consumption should be moderate so that the benefits don’t turn into hazards. So, let’s raise a toast while watching out for the benefits of wine.


1. Enhances the immune system

Unlike other alcoholic beverages, drinking wine not only keeps your immunity system in check but also enhances it. While you shouldn’t skip your tablets, a glass of wine will help you cut off certain infections.

 

2. Helps reduce cholesterol

Resveratol is a key ingredient in red wine which helps reduce LDL (the bad cholesterol) and increase the HDL (the good cholesterol). So it’s best for you to pour a glass of wine when suffering from cholesterol problems.


3. Healthy heart

Wine acts as a natural blood thinner, thus preventing blood clots which result in stroke. The anti-oxidants present in wine helps your blood to flow easily and protects your arteries. So, drink a glass of wine right away to celebrate your decreased mortality rate!


4. Subdues risk of diabetes

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Wine can improve your resistance towards insulin which is great because it results in the reduction of type 3 diabetes risk. The resveratrol content in wine helps in increasing its resistance.


5. Reduces the risk of cancer

The antioxidants in wine can slow down the growth of cancer cells, particularly colon, prostate & breast cancer cells. In the battle of cancer, may wine be on your side!


6. Improves mental health

We all know how important mental health is and a research has shown that there is a link between moderate wine intake and low levels of stress, depression & anxiety. 


7. Testosterone boost

Red wine may enhance your stamina, muscle mass & recovery time from injuries. Research has shown that the antioxidant quercetin blocks an enzyme that shoos testosterone from the body.


8. Build better bones

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Bone mineral density is used by physicians to measure the strength of bones. It can help in reducing the risks of osteoporosis as people who drink wine are shown to have greater bone mineral density in the hip region. 


9. Enhances eyesight

Wine can help stop the growth of blood vessels in the eyes which, in turn, can help prevent age related deterioration in eye muscles.


So, what are you waiting for? Go & grab yourself a glass of wine to celebrate its various benefits but remember to consume it in a moderate quantity for the best effects. Happy drinking!

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