Wine and Wellness
The benefits of wine: 8 reasons to consume it
"Wine, if consumed moderately, can have numerous health benefits:
Wine contains a substance called resveratrol, that is a polyphenol with antioxidant properties, which slows down the aging process of the skin.
It has a positive effect on the levels of: cholesterol, triglycerides and glycaemia (see bibliographical note below).
It induces an increase in the sensitivity of the tissues to the action of insulin.
It has a fibrinolytic and antithrombotic action.
Moderate wine intake also appears to have a beneficial effect on bones, counteracting osteoporosis in both men and women.
Some studies have hypothesized a positive effect of white wine in the prevention of rheumatic diseases; this benefit would be due to two substances, tyrosol and caffeic acid, able to counteract inflammation.
It helps to release the endorphins present in the brain, reducing depression.
Furthermore, benefits of red wine have also been hypothesized on gallbladder stones and some types of cancer ”. (who writes against the study https: //www.fondazioneveronesi. )
Hausenblas HA, Schoulda JA, Smoliga JM. Resveratrol treatment as an adjunct to pharmacological management in type 2 diabetes mellitus - systematic review and meta-analysis. Mol Nutr Food Res. 2015 Jan; 59 (1): 147-59.