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Drink Red Wine

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Description

Red wine has been a popular drink around the world for thousands of years. Known by most people for it’s flavorful taste, red wine - in moderation - has proven to be healthy, providing several benefits for your overall health and longevity.

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Possible Benefits

  • May combat inflammation
  • May improve cardiovascular health
  • May increase life span
  • May reduce the risk of depression
  • May help improve gut health
  • May help those with Type 2 Diabetes
  • May decrease risk of certain cancers
  • May increase your levels of good HDL cholesterol
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Required Equipment

Red wine, cork screw, wine glass

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How to Do It

It’s as simple as drinking a glass one wine. Purchase a bottle from a store of your choosing or visit your favorite restaurant or bar and have a glass of wine.

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Why it works

Red wine is made from red grapes which have resveratrol and polyphenols, antioxidants which have a positive effect on your body. While the resveratrol acts to prevent damage to blood vessels and reduce the risk of blood clots, the polyphenols protect the lining of the blood vessels in your heart. Resveratrol has also proven to reduce oxidative stress, which can lead to heart disease.

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Time Commitment

15-30 minutes per day.

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Suggested Frequency

1 glass per day.

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Time of Day

Anytime, but preferably with or after dinner.

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Possible Side Effects

Drinking too much alcohol can have immediate and long term adverse effects, including but not limited to alcohol poisoning, heart problems, stroke, liver damage, and pancreatitis.

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Tips

  • Wine is made in many countries. Try different types of wine from countries all over the world to find your favorite!
  • Drink responsibly. 
  • Only consume alcohol if you are of legal drinking age.
  • Do not drink and drive.
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 Mood  Health  Digestion  Immunity
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