Wine is beverage that many people consume for lifting their spirits up; others avoid it altogether for health reasons.

Number of studies confirmed that drinking wine in moderate amounts can be very beneficial for your health. But don’t take this as an excuse to go drown you.

Average consumption of wine is not same to men and women because women can stand less wine than men, due to different physiology –  lower body mass, also differences in the stomach enzymes levels.

Women should not consume more than 1 glass daily and men two glasses daily.

Wine is alcoholic beverage made by fermenting grapes, available as red and white wine. Two ingredients that are important in wine are the antioxidants and the resveratrol. It is particularly good for treatment of diabetes and heart conditions. But these are not only health benefits that wine offers.

Here is provided short list of 11 health benefits of wine.

  1. Improves Brain Function

Wine can be helpful of improving cognitive and fighting memory loss within elder people also can reduce the risk of many brain related diseases as Alzheimer’s up to 80%. Wine has noticeable results with dementia. 

  1. Helps the Weight Loss

Another benefits of wine is effective losing weight. Moderate consumption of wine on daily basis greatly reduces risk of gaining fat. It is the best to consume one or two glasses of wine before going to bed. This works only when consumed as a supplement to dieting and exercising. 

  1. Improves Immune Syste

Wine found  to be very effective in improving resistance to Helicobacter pylori as one of the most notorious causes of gastritis, also ulcers, and stomach cancer. Wine is highly effective for defence mechanisms against salmonella. 

4. Effective in Ovarian And Breast Cancer 

Daily intake can make a 50% difference in chances of developing ovarian cancer because wine is abundant with antioxidants and phyto estrogen- both active substances in killing cancer cells. Wine increases testosterone levels at expense of the estrogen, and thus reducing risk of breast cancer in postmenopausal women. 


5. Improves  Bone Structure 

Moderate wine consumption also improves bone mass due to  fact that wine stimulates production of estrogen in bones  and also slows down destruction of old bone mass. 

6. Improves Insulin Resistance 

Regular moderate wine consumption can decrease chances of diabetes type 2 in pre-menopausal women, by 40 percent due to fact that wine is reducing insulin resistance, and also diminishes risk of cardiovascular attacks within people with diabetes type 2. 

7. Beneficial for the Heart 

Wine is very efficient to protect blood vessels from deteriorating, also reduces chances of blood clots, and lowers LDL- bad cholesterol levels. These properties of wine are due to active ingredient resveratrol and wine has been proven that  lowers the risk of heart attacks and stroke. 

8. Protects Our Eyes 

Red wine inhibits excess growth of blood vessels in eyes which may lead to blindness, and wine is especially effective against mascular degeneration and also diabetic retinopathy. 

9. Prevents Flu

Wine is highly effective treatment in common cold because wine can improve immunity against 200 viruses known to cause flu. 

10. Rejuvenates Skin

High concentration of antioxidants (polyphenols and resveratrol) in red wine is especially effective to flush out radical who are responsible for aging process and body looks younger and more vital. 

11. Alleviates Stress

Wine effectively depresses the nervous system. A glass of red wine before sleep, alleviate symptoms of stress and anxiety. It allows body to relax more easily and is very efficient in fighting depression. 


Wine and its numerous health benefits is good for heart, brain, your immunity,  skin and helps within stresses and thus is recommended in everyday diet. But always keep in mind only a moderate consumption of wine can be healthy.

Overdosing deteriorates health.


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