Red wine, the most common drink of any party, is not only prepared by crushing dark colour grapes together with skin but it requires the highest degree of patience and passion in addition with the other ingredients. It can be used being freshly drunk but it tastes much better as longer it ages. Closed bottles can remain for long but it is recommended to finish the complete drink within 2 weeks as soon the cork of the bottle opens.
It has been a debate since years if the red wine is good for health. The researches and the bottom line of the debate state many benefits from red wine.
Red wine is great for skin. Massage creams have been introduced with red wine as the ingredients. The worries of every female are ageing signs. This red fluid combines with antioxidants (tannin, flavonoid, resveratrol) which help restoring collagen and elastic fibres and fights to age. Sagging skin, fine lines and wrinkles are boosted and it rejuvenates the skin.
It’s effective to reduce dandruff and hair loss increasing the blood circulation in the scalp. Give a final rinse to the hair after shampoo and conditioning the hair.
As they are rich in protective antioxidants, especially resveratrol, it is said beneficial for the heart. Resveratrol present in the skin of the grapes is a potent biological agent which offers protection against cardiovascular disease, type 2 diabetes, cancer, and neurodegenerative disorders such as Alzheimer’s disease. The antioxidants, proanthocyanidins may reduce oxidative damage in the body preventing heart disease and cancer.
The effects of red wine polyphenols on omega3 and omega6 fatty acids sustain the essentiality of being oxidised. The omega3 is more protected than omega6. It decreases the risk of the diseases which occurs in fish eaters.
From the researches, it has been found that the resveratrol present in the skin of the grapes increases the levels of heme oxygenase, an enzyme helpful in protecting the nerve cells in the brain from damaging.
The medical researchers have reached the conclusion that resveratrol reduces the stickiness of the blood platelets, keeps the blood vessels flexible and open, and promotes the good supply of the blood to the brain. It is observed that the regular moderate red wine intake can lower the risk of dementia.
When the ultraviolet rays from the sun come in contact with human skin, reactive oxygen species get activates oxidising fats, DNA, and other molecules which stimulates the skin harming enzymes. Flavonoids present in the red wine inhibit the formation of the ROS in the skin cells.
The resveratrol and the other antioxidants present in the wine protect blindness. It regulates the growth of the blood vessel in the eye. It also reduces the risk of cataracts increasing the levels of glutathione in our system.
All the above details never advised that a non-drunker should start drinking but moderate drinking red wine is always good. A glass per day for females and two glasses per day for males are suggested as good. Alcohol should not be consumed during pregnancy.