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What are the health benefits of wine?

By HERWriter Blogger August 28, 2014 - 12:27pm
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I've heard that red wine in moderation is good for your heart. Are there any other health benefits of drinking wine?

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Thanks Susan! Never realized wine had some many health benefits when you drink in moderation. That's really interesting about the relaxed feeling wine gives you. Wine always make me feel really relaxed, but I didn't know it actually relaxes your muscles too. 


August 29, 2014 - 6:43am
HERWriter Guide

Hi Erin

Great question! 

Yes, wine in moderation is good for us! 

As well as the heart benefits, there are other great reasons to drink wine. 

According to an EmpowHER article:

Wine contains resveratrol, a naturally occurring substance that researchers say has anti-inflammatory and anti-carcinogenic properties.

Wine contains antioxidants, which protect the brain against degenerative diseases like Alzheimer’s or Parkinson’s.

That relaxed feeling you get after having a glass of wine isn’t just because of the alcohol content. The same resveratrol that has anti-carcinogenic properties also relaxes the muscles.

You can read lots more here:


Bottoms up! 


August 29, 2014 - 4:50am
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