A Glass of Red Wine Can Make you Live Longer
New evidence have been found by the researchers showing that resveratrol, a compound seen in red wine, may play an important role in avoiding cell aging. Red wine has been the drink of choice for many people from long time. In fact it has been generated since 6000 BC. Egyptians loved it very much, the Romans loved and now everyone likes it, everyone just can’t seem to get enough. UK is the biggest importer of wine now, absorbing more than 700 million wine bottles alone last year.
No matter whether you love the fruity and light Gamay from Beaujolais or the bold, Northern Italy’s king of wines, they come in various price brackets and styles and it is not the most expensive that are the most pleasing.
Red Wine is also believed to have specific characteristics that support our digestion and health, so they are in fact good for you too.
A team of scientists at Bart’s and Queen Mary University of London say that, some red wines like Cabernet Sauvignon were found to include Polyphenols in high level which, with standard drinking, prevent the chemical endothelin-1 (ET-1) from blocking arteries that lead to disease in artery and gradually heart disease.
Conclusion of another exciting research, put in front by Italian doctors’ team, is that sexual desire levels were more in women, who were moderate drinkers of red wine compared to drinkers of other types of wine, may enhance sexual functioning by increasing flow of blood to important parts of the body.
Drinking a good wine slowly also helps the mind to relax and the cancer fighting antioxidant resveratrol found in red wine can be consumed 100 times faster through the mouth compared to stomach.
Resveratrol is a compound that fights cancer cells and can safeguard the brain and heart from the risk and damage. It can also slow down the process of aging.
5 Facts of Red Wine
1. Color of red wine is red because of the extraction of color from the skin at the time of fermentation
2. A young wine includes an aroma where as an older wine is believed to have a bouquet
3. Wine grapes come on top of the list in the world in relation to acres planted and fruit crops
4. Normally non European wines are named after the grapes they are created from and European wines are normally named after the place where they come from.
5. There is high level of scientific evidence that constant, moderate wine drinking can lower the risk of heart disease, strokes, gum disease and Alzheimer’s.