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Why is drinking alcohol in moderation good for the heart?

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The phrase “alcohol is good for your health” is often heard, but that does not imply that, by listening to it very often, it is completely true. In fact, the scientific community has debated this topic since immemorial time and, and although they have had some achievements with their studies, there is still the controversy about these results and the difference that separates the community into two blocks. Undoubtedly, the benefit that is most heard is that it ensures good health and function of the heart by ingesting alcoholic beverages in moderation, but the big question is: how much is moderate?

According to experts, the ideal is to have 2 drinks / cups a day if you are under 65 and reduce that amount in half (1) if you pass that age. A drink or a glass a day is equivalent to 350ml of beer, 148ml of wine or 44ml of any other distilled beverage.

Among the many benefits of wine we can find are reduction in risk of cardiovascular diseases, strokes, diabetes, stones (stones) in the gallbladder and different heart symptoms.

The heart especifically benefits from the antioxidants we can find in wines and, in general, helps our entire cardiovascular system. Statistics show that active people who consume moderately wines are 50% less likely to develop heart disease than a person who spends all day in front of the television.

In conclusion, drinking alcohol moderately will bring us health benefits in the long run as long as we do not fall into the excess. Although, as everyone says, it is true that alcohol in large amounts can harm health, leading to pancreatitis, cirrhosis, hypertension, different types of cancers, depression and alcoholism. Remember: alcohol is good if taken in moderation, but it does not mean that, if you do not drink, you need to start. You do not need alcohol to lead a healthy life.

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Feudi Di San Marzano 62 Anniversario Primitivo Di Manduria Riserva 2013

 

 

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La Rioja Alta Gran Reserva 904 2005

Six health benefits of white wine

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We all know the health advantages of red wine, but white wine also has their beneficial properties in addition to its fruitiness and its unmistakable aroma. What are the main health benefits of white wine? Below we share some of them:

1. It is good for the lung related diseases

Among the benefits of white wine, it is emphasized that it prevents lung disease. According to research by the Buffalo Medical School, moderate consumption of white wine throughout life can improve your lungs health. Thus, it prevents the occurrence of diseases that affect the respiratory system.

2. Help you lose weight

Although it may seem strange, because it is known that white wine contains calories, an investigation of the University of Hohenheim showed that those who wanted to lose weight and drinking white wine in moderation still managed to lose weight.

3. It is antioxidant

Both red wine and white wine contain antioxidant properties from the  juice of the grape. This feature also makes the white wine protect cells and prevent the progression of certain diseases such as cancer, especially breast cancer.

4. It is nutritious

Yes, wine is nutritious, it contains a lot of vitamins and minerals. Now, if you look at the minerals of white wine, it is rich in phosphorus, potassium, and fluorine.

5. It is good for the mind

Drinking wine also enhances the intellect. That is, not only provides benefits for the body, as the research conducted at the University of Reading concluded that the phenolic acid found in wine provides a type of positive action on brain cells, and this protects the brain from developing neurodegenerative diseases.

6. It helps strengthen bones and muscles

Combine white wine and active lifestyle. Although it is essential you do physical exercise, consuming white wine will help to keep your bones strong and to strengthen your muscles.

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José Pariente Verdejo 2015: a white wine from Rueda based on verdejo of 2015 and has an alcoholic strength of 13.5%.

 

 

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Viñas de Anna Blanc de Blancs 2014  is a white wine made by Codorníu from the region of Catalunya that is based on the best of moscatell and chardonnay of 2014 and has an alcoholic content of 13%.