Red wine is a type of wine made from dark-colored (black) grape varieties . The actual color of the wine can range from intense violet, typical of young wines, through to brick red for mature wines and brown for older red wines. The juice from most purple grapes is greenish-white; the red color comes from anthocyan pigments (also called anthocyanins ) present in the skin of the grape; and it has its health benefits.
Here are some reasons you should drink red wine.
1. A sip of wine before bed
The alcoholic content in red wine tends to lower the body temperature and according to studies, it also speeds up the release of certain hormones and triggers metabolic changes that help you drift off to sleep.
2. A glass of wine before exercise
Studies have shown that drinking a glass of red wine before exercise, keeps you refreshed and feeling light. Red wine bolsters the heart and muscle health tremendously, but only before exercise.
3. Skip the multi-vitamins
Drinking multivitamins go a long way to boost the body’s metabolism but, drinking red wine does the same thing.
Most people tend to opt for resveratrol supplements, but according to research, swallowing a resveratrol supplement doesn’t seem to offer the same benefits as drinking red wine. So drop the pills and pick up the glass. this will help lengthen your life span by more than a mile.
4. You’re guzzling it to help your skin
Research has shown that red wine contains compounds which aid in protecting the skin from sun damage and it also promotes skin firmness. But remember to always pace yourself.
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