Do Red Wine And Caffeine
Offer Any Benefits
Do Red Wine And Caffeine Offer Any Benefits? Some foods and
drinks receive a bad rap, such as alcohol and caffeine but this
is mainly because they are misunderstood.
Red wine and caffeine do have some benefits to health if
they are not consumed in massive quantities. The expression,
everything in moderation " can definitely apply when it comes
to red wine and caffeine.
Let us take a closer look at both of these substances. Red
wine has been researched thoroughly and it is well documented
that it is good for the heart as it can help to prevent the
onset of a stroke or heart attack because of the flavonoids
that are inherent in it.
Other sources of flavonoids are dark chocolate and tea.
Studies looking closely at red wine have discovered an
interesting fact- individuals who consume a couple of glasses
of red wine on a weekly basis live a longer life span than
people who never touch red wine. Red wine also tends to be a
good way to relieve stress but only if it is consumed in small
Red wine is also capable of lowering cholesterol levels in
the blood and it helps to raise the levels of HDL or good
cholesterol in much the same way as exercise does. Senior
citizens who consume a few glasses of red wine on a consistent
basis are believed to be at a lower risk of developing any kind
of mental illness or mental disability.
Red wine is particularly beneficial for women because it
keeps their estrogen levels where they should be and it is
effective at absorbing calcium and therefore can help keep
osteoporosis at bay. On a short-term basis and drank in extreme
moderation red wine can be beneficial but if it becomes too
much of a habit then alcohol abuse takes over.
Many people decide to drink on the weekends only because
that is when they relax and unwind but red wine is actually
more beneficial to health if you did a glass of it every other