Cheers With Wine This New Year!!

Cheers With Wine This New Year!!

Wine is an alcoholic beverage made from fermented grapes or other fruits. The natural chemical balance of grape lets them ferment without the addition of sugar, acids, enzymes, water or other nutrients. Yeast consumes the sugar in the grapes and converts them into alcohol and carbon dioxide.

It is commonly said that red wine is good for heart ( it is also good for  belly , underarms and thighs by reducing fat.) resent studies  shows that a compound found in red wine ,grapes and other fruits could aid in blocking the formation of fat cells.
 
Drinking wine in a limited amount help to:
 
•Promotes longevity
•Reduce heart attack risk
•Lower risk of heart disease
•Reduce the risk of type 2 diabetes
•Lower the risk of stroke
•Cuts the risk of colon caner 
 
Wine helps in weight management
 
Alcohol can stimulate the appetite so it is better to drink it with food. When alcohol is mixed with food, it can slow the stomachs emptying time and potentially decrease the amount of food consumed at the meal.
 
Risk factors of drinking excess of wine:
  • Drinking wine more than the recommended amount can cause damage to our body in different ways.
  • Obesity;   prolonged consumption of wine over a period of time without appropriate exercise or eating habit can become a cause of obesity in adult.
  • Heart disease; drinking wine in excess can have the opposite effect. Over time the heart muscle can become weakened which lead to a condition known as cardiomyopathy.  The heart muscle cannot pump the blood around the body as well as it should. this in turn can raise the risk of heart disease.
  • Fertility; excessive drinking can also effect on the human body – both male and female – when it comes to reproduction.  In women drinking too much wine can actively reduce the fertility. Even after becoming pregnant, too much wine can potentially cause birth defects and low birth weight in the birth. It can also increase the risk of suffering from a miscarriage. In male erectile dysfunction, lowered testosterone levels and even poor motility of the sperm are all commonly documented side effects of drinking too much wine.
 
Nutritive value per 100ml:
 
Calories – 83kcal
Carbohydrate – 2.7g
Protein – 0.1g 
Fat – 0g
 

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