VIA| Not all drinks and beverages are bad for you, of course some are filled with sugar or corn syrup, they will not help you reach your health goals. There are some drinks that won’t hurt your waistline, but can be beneficial instead.
Red wine contains a chemical called Ellagic acid which can slow the growth of fat cells and stop formation of new ones, so your body burns more fat. This chemical also boosts metabolism of fatty acids in liver cells. New research shows that drinking one-half a bottle of wine in the evening can help you lose weight faster.
Women who drank 1-2 glasses were more likely to lose weight than women who didn’t in the study.
A glass or two of red wine has been shown to cut cravings, appetite, and help to make you feel more relaxed, which means less eating and an earlier bedtime, it can also lower your blood pressure.
Here are some more wonderful benefits of red wine:
We can consider it a cancer treatment, the active antioxidant in red wine known as quercetin can kill cancer cells, it helps induce natural cell death in certain types of cancers, most often colon cancer.
According to researchers and data obtained, it also helps lower risk of heart disease and stroke. Tannins in red wine that give it it’s red color, contain procyanidins, known for protecting against heart disease. Resveratrol also helps to remove chemicals responsible for causing blood clots, a primary cause of coronary disease. Daily consumption of red wine cuts blood clot-related stroke rates by 50 percent.