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If you’r fat you’r fat – wine can’t make you heathy – but #wine can add to a heathy life style

Despite showing early promise in some animal studies, supplements of resveratrol, an antioxidant found aplenty in red wine, did not improve insulin sensitivity or heart health in obese men, a small trial found. Researchers found no difference in insulin sensitivity — the measure of how well the body uses the hormone insulin — in 24 … Continue reading

So – how good is #wine for you?

From protecting your heart health and lowering breast cancer risk to fighting off colds and gum disease, red wine is touted as a medicinal superfood. But before you crack open that bottle and toast your good health, here is what you need to know. Is red wine healthier than white? Yes, experts say, but not … Continue reading

#wine – So Alc free wine is better for you – but so what really – i’m not drinking it – are you?

For those red wine drinkers who’ve been feeling morally superior about all the health benefits of the relaxing glass or two sipped during dinner, there’s some bad news on the horizon. Turns out, those glasses of wine would be a lot healthier if they were non-alcoholic, a new study shows. Spanish researchers led by Gemma … Continue reading

Womans health – Does red #wine reduce breast cancer chances?

Breast cancer remains the leading cancer in U.S. women. Over the last decade headlines have warned us that alcohol consumption, including wine, can increase the risk of breast cancer. A study in the Journal of Women’s Health found that chemicals in the skins and seeds of red grapes slightly lowered estrogen levels while elevating testosterone … Continue reading

Breaking news – Enjoying #wine may save you from Arthritus

The next time someone offers you a glass of wine, be grateful – it could save you from the agony of arthritis. Women who indulge in moderate drinking halve the risk of certain forms of the illness, researchers have found. Swedish academics found that women who drank at least three medium-sized glasses of wine a … Continue reading

The dark side of white teeth – might be better to just enjoy #wine!

By ANNA MAXTED When my five-year-old son suddenly exclaimed: ‘Why are your teeth so dirty, Mummy?’, I knew it was time to do something. Years of drinking coffee and red wine had left my teeth stained and grey. It had bothered me — I’d started wearing only dark tops (white made my teeth look lemon-yellow) and … Continue reading

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