Improve Your Liver Health with a Daily Glass of Wine

Improve Your Liver Health with a Daily Glass of Wine
SOURCE: American Journal of Clinical Nutrition 2000

The effects are independent of health status, age, sex, race, physical activity, body mass or diet, and cannot be obtained by drinking large quantities of wine.

The people at risk for alcohol abuse should not consider consuming wine or any other alcoholic beverage.

One glass of red wine can be good for you, but a second may not..

The first drink relaxes the blood vessels and “reduces the amount of work the heart has to do”, the newspaper says, but the second “countered any health benefits – increasing the risk of high blood pressure, coronary artery disease and heart failure”.

A named brand of red wine was used which is known to have high levels of resveratrol and catechin – the chemicals believed to have heart-protective and anti-oxidant properties.

Red wine significantly raised blood levels of resveratrol and catechin.

A second glass of red wine ‘is bad for your heart.

One alcoholic drink had no adverse effect on heart rate or blood pressure.

Drinking red wine with meals resulted in a 20% reduction in the LDL (“bad”) cholesterol oxidation.

Wine should be enjoyed in a responsible manner as part of a well balanced lifestyle by healthy adults who choose to drink.

Red wine without the alcohol good for the heart.

Moderate drinking can lowers diabetes.

White wine is made without the use of grape skins, while red wine is made by fermenting the juice from grapes along with the skins. Grape skin provides red wine with its color, and also contains the highest concentration of polyphenols. Other alcoholic beverages do not contain these compounds.

Red wine may keep prostate cancer cells. There are five polyphenols found in red wine–gallic acid, tannic acid, morin, quercetin and rutin.

Moderate drinking helps preserve women’s mental functioning.

Red wine can raise HDL cholesterol (the Good cholesterol) and prevent LDL cholesterol (the Bad cholesterol) from forming.

Red wine is a particularly rich source of antioxidants flavonoid phenolics.

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