~ Six good reasons to say cheers ~
Oenophiles rejoice – a glass or two or red wine with a meal may boost your heart health, help you lose weight, reduce forgetfulness, boost your immunity and even help with bone loss. Here are six research-backed reasons to say cheers,
1. Protect your brain.
When researchers gave memory test to older women, those who drank one drink or more every day scored much better that those who drank less or not at all. Wine has been found to help prevent clots and reduce blood vessel inflammation and alcohol also seems to raise HDL, the so-called good cholesterol, which works to unclog your arteries.
2. Zap the fat.
Researchers from Purdue University in the US say they have found a compound in red wine, grapes, blueberries and passion fruit that block immature fat cells’ ability to develop and grow. Studies find that people who drink wine daily have a lower body mass that those who indulge occasionally.
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