Check Out The Health Benefits Of Red Wine

We often hear that “a glass of red wine is good for your heart” and that’s true, but red wine is good for much more than just your heart. Many people have just been drinking red wine for the mere enjoyment of it and they are oblivious to the fact that red wine is great for their bodies in so many other ways. A study done by researchers at Oregon State’s College of Agricultural Studies came up with these findings about the possible benefits of red wine for the body. Read and drink red. Red wine is good for… • Protecting your memory against diseases like Alzheimer’s. The wine contains an antioxidant called Resveratrol, which protects against cell damage. It is also very important in the prevention of age-related mental deterioration. • It’s like going to the gym. Resveratrol improves physical performance and muscle strength, both of which contribute to heart health. The antioxidant also mimics cardiovascular enhancements which are very close to the ones you get from working out. • Quercetin, another antioxidant found in red wine works to fight cancer cells, says the American Cancer society. They are not sure how it happens, but the antioxidant helps to induce the natural death of certain types of cancer cells, like those in colon cancer especially. • There is a 34% lower mortality rate in red wine drinkers, according to a 29-year-long study. This could be due to the polyphenol, Resveratrol. It helps to prevent chronic diseases and t is found in large quantity in red wine. • You are likely to have a lowered risk of stroke and heart disease. Procyanidins are found in red wine tannins and are responsible for helping to protect the body against heart disease. There is also Resveratrol, which can help to remove the chemicals that help to form blood clots, and thus, coronary disease. Research shows that “a daily dose of red wine cuts blood clot-related stroke rates by 50 percent.” You can get advice about storing and serving your wine and we can offer you professional grade wine storage for your wine collection. Give us a call to discuss the climate controlled and secure wine storage options we have available to keep your fine wines safely stored in our wine storage facility in New Jersey.



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