Red Wine for Slim Waistline

My parents are European, and as far as I can remember  red wine has been at the table with meals. In fact, my father makes his own wine every September from scratch.  Picks his grapes, squishes them in his garage and presses that yummy juice into barrels where it ferments for months before being bottled and consumed.  My husband has also gotten into it and for the last 3 years has made merlot, cabernet and this year a red zinfandel.  Needless, to say, we enjoy a glass of wine with our dinner or at the end of the day.  I am a firm believer that there are many benefits in wine, and have written about them in a previous blog, but a new study published in the March issue of the Archives of Internal Medicine has given me yet another reason to enjoy it.  According to researchers from Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston,  light to moderate alcohol consumption, most notably red wine, is not only good for a woman’s heart, it may also help her keep her weight in check. Continue reading “Red Wine for Slim Waistline”

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Need Resveratrol? Have a Glass of Wine!

Resveratrol is a supplement that I get asked a lot about. What is it? Resveratrol is a polyphenol naturally found in the skin of red grapes, certain berries, and other plants. The potential benefits of this antioxidant are astounding. Scientific studies have shown that resveratrol supports healthy cardiovascular function through various mechanisms. Resveratrol, especially when combined with other polyphenols, is known for its anti-aging effects, as well as for its ability to support a healthy inflammatory response. Continue reading “Need Resveratrol? Have a Glass of Wine!”

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