Not only calories: Lambrusco is good for the heart. A glass of red wine corresponds to approximately 85 calories, equal to 4 sugar cubes. The calories increase when the alcoholic strength grows.
Although it is known that alcoholic drinks aren’t friend of figure, however experts agree that, in moderate quantities, these drinks don’t hurt, but they can even be good.
What is the secret? The healthy elements of red wine are many, but resveratrol deserves a place of honor because it is an antioxidant polyphenol of molecular structure very similar to the structure of oestrogen hormone. Moreover resveratrol would have the cellular efficiency, strengthening the activity of mithocondrion; some researches affirm that the longevity increases, control of diabetes improves, the metabolism reactivates and also the resveratrol has a protective effect on the heart and the flow of blood.
Benefits of red wine
Red wine contributes to the efficiency of circulatory system
The resveratrol has important and specific virtues, an antioxidant contained in wines produced with red grapes: it improves the flow of blood, gives satiety and deflates.
This polyphenol would have the ability to improve the cellular efficiency, strengthening the activity of mithocondrion, it means the energy boxes where there are the cells.
Furthermore red wine is rich of vitamin E, which helps to clean blood, prevents clots and protect tissues of blood vessels. Only a glass of wine can considerably improve the health of our circulatory system, contributing to a good health condition of platelets and red blood cells.
Red wine prevents degenerative diseases
Red wine is excellent in order to improve the cognitive processes, contributing to prevent dementia and degenerative diseases to the brain.
It reduces the risk of cancer
Lambrusco, as all red wines, is excellent antioxidant, which can help to block the growth of cells that cause cancer. The action of resveratrol reduces the possibility that the oestrogen hormone converts into a cancer to breast.
It is useful against the urinary tract infections
Its antioxidant and astringent properties are an excellent supporter against the urinary infections because these properties prevent the contact by bacteria to the bladder, improving the filtering and the depuration of these organs.
For the mouth’s wellness
This wine helps also in infections to gums, thanks to the ability to prevent the appearance of streptococcus and bacteria that cause caries, gingivitis and sore throat.
It is an ally to weight loss and against the cholesterol
Even if it sounds weird, in small doses, alcohol can arouse serenity and it helps to fight emotional eating.
A recent study of Massachussetts Institute of Technology would pinpoint a very special feature: red wine activates a gene, which blocks the development of new cells and encourages those which yet there are in order to little by little clean and remove them.
Polyphenols, which are many in wine, help to prevent the development of clots in blood vessels reducing the so-called “bad” cholesterol.
You have obviously to pay attention to not getting over the recommended quantity and you have to follow a balanced and deprived of fats diet.
It helps the digestion
During the meal, red wine helps not only to perceive the flavours in a stronger manner, but also it helps the role of keeping your mouth healthy thanks to its astringent characteristics.
Moreover, a glass of wine is useful to better digest, because its pleasant flavour and the alcohol, which is contained, encourage the gastric and intestinal secretion.
It fights weakness and tiredness and makes you relaxed
Resveratrol fights weakness and tiredness, and at the same time it frees the endorphins in your organism, making you calm and relaxed.