Wine - the good news
At last - positive reasons why drinking red wine is good for you. The papers are full of news items claiming that drinking wine can harm your health, or the exact opposite, that it can actually be good for you.
Now here is an opinion that could make you reach for the bottle every day. I have reservations about so called ‘research’ and in particular this piece. It comes from Samantha Lynch RD (what’s that?) founder of…… Samantha Lynch Nutrition in New York city. This is not scientific work authenticated at a university.
But here is an extract from what she says: “Wine is so healthy because it contains grapes, natural phenolics, polyphenols, and antioxidants. While those are all good things for your body and your skin, they’re a really big boost for your heart health. The most well-known cardio-protective benefit is its ability to increase HDL (aka good) cholesterol.”
she goes on:
“Drinking a moderate amount of red wine daily can boost your heart disease defense system by decreasing inflammation and lowering blood pressure, too.”
“studies suggest that in men and women, light to moderate alcohol consumption reduces risk of death from a heart attack by 30 to 50 percent.”
We don’t know how authentic these studies are, where they were done and how many people participated in the trials. But if you want to carry on drinking and convince yourself it’s good for you, go ahead.
To read more of the article this comes from, please click on the picture.