Know the surprising benefits of red wine ; Does drinking red wine is healthy choice or not?

“Wine is one of the most civilized things in the world and one of the most natural things of the world that has been brought to the greatest perfection, and it offers a greater range for enjoyment and appreciation than, possibly, any other purely sensory thing.”

Dark coloured black grapes gives red wine, purple grapes give greenish white coloured wine. Anthocyannin pigment remains the primary reason for the red colour in red wine. Red wine seems to be excellent source of antioxidants that helps in preventing cardio vascular diseases. Red wine will be in red, intense violet, brick red and brown in colour. 12-15 % of alcohol is present in red wine. 125 calories is obtained from one glass of red wine. It is free of cholesterol and contains about 3.8 grams of carbohydrates. There are different types of red wine found in worldwide; they are cabernet, malbec, pinot noir, zinfandel, barbera, sangiovese, merlot and syrah.

Georgia and Iran seems to first produce this amazing red wine using fermentation process. Hippocrates promoted this red wine; he says it can be administered during disinfection, to less the labour pain during child birth, diarrhea and lethargy. Catholic monks also used this red wine for several therapeutic usages. To sterilize water this wine is used. Catechins, resveraterol, epicatechin and proanthocyanidins are the antioxidants present in red wine. Resveratoral is the antioxidant found in red wine which has the benefit of anti-aging and heart healthy property.

Red wine when taken in moderation is good for your health, but over dosage of it can really be harmful and never does like that.

Let us see the health benefits of red wine in detail:-


Resveraterol is found in denser amount in red wine, it is an antioxidant that protects our cells from free radical damage and thus preventing from the occurrence of chronic disease. This resveraterol antioxidant helps in preventing mainly lung cancer and colorectal cancer.


Studies says that resveraterol from red wine when taken regularly, it helps in improving memory power. Age related memory loss problem are treated well by this beverage intake, so it is really a boom for the elder people to retain their memory power.


It inhibits the production of endithelin-1; this endothelin-1 is the protein which is responsible for accumulation of fat on artery walls. Thus this action is stopped by red wine. Red wine contains procyanidins; this procyanidins helps in oxidation of LDL cholesterol. It lowers the LDL cholesterol and thus reducing the risk of cardiovascular diseases.


It contains phenols that help in preventing platelet aggregation. Thus thrombosis is prevented. It thins the blood. It has better and improved effect than aspirin.


Resveraterol found in red wine helps to boost your brain and thereby helps in Preventing Alzheimer’s disease. It will hamper the beta-amyloid protein, thus improving overall memory power.


Resveraterol helps in lowering blood sugar and helps in stimulating insulin secretion. Thus it plays an important role in blood sugar management.



It contains higher amount of silicon which helps in enhancement of bone density. It protects the bone, thus it helpful for menopause women; also it contains phytoestrogens, which is used in hormone replacement treatment on menopausal women.


It contains provinol, which helps in lowering blood pressure. It eases the nitric oxide synthase-deficient hypertension .


The gall stone occurrence is reduced in moderate level taking persons of this beverage on daily intake. Renal stones is also prevented when red wine taken in moderation.


This wine helps to minimize the allergic reactions and enhance the resistance to allergens.


It helps to eliminate the toxins away from the body, it diuretic property helps in increase the urine quantity. Thus it is good for renal patients.



It helps in preventing cavities, thus maintain the dental health properly.


Resveraterol increases the oxidation of dietary fat and thus helps in fat burning. Metabolic dysfunction and obesity are prevented by taking resveraterol in your diet. Moderate level consumption of this wine is advised in diet & weight management, over dosage of it can reverse the action.


Resveraterol helps in lowering the blood pressure and reduces the stress level. Non- alcoholic red wine has to be taken for stroke management, when taken this wine in medium quantity at night times helps in good relaxation to the mind and body. Thus free from mental stress and prevent the oxidation of free radicals, daily it is advised to take a small glass of this wine, which helps in preventing ischemic stroke.


It is well proved that daily intake of this beverage on moderate consumption helps to increase the longevity of human being. Resveratorol provides higher energy level, the longevity genes are enhanced on regular intake of this wine. Undesirable effects of aging are prevented by red wine consumption, thus our neurons in brains are safeguarded.


It helps in prevention of blindness, resveraterol prevents the age related macular degeneration and diabetic retinopathy. It increases the glutathione level in body; resveraterol found in this wine acts as a magic bullet and thus reduces the cataract risk.


The one point you have to always keep in mind, that is red wine intake on moderate amount, this is must to be followed. This wine intake has such an amazing health benefits, not only it has a major role in health maintenance, but also in beauty and Hair maintenance, it has a major role.

I hope the above shared information will be informative and useful to every one of us, thanks for taking time to readout my article. If you like reading out my articles kindly share it with your friends and family members.

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Dt. Ramya Sri

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