Feb 21, 2011

Health Benefits of Red Grape Wine for Women

grapes18Red wine grapes skin has Antioxidants which is very beneficial to women. Consuming 5 to 8 percent of wine by women have denser bones, preventing injuries.

The red win can help in preventing few cancer and heat diseases and also helps in reducing inflammations caused by arthritis. Revesterol, an antioxidant found in red wine grapes skin may suppress tumor development in some cancers.

Too much of anything is good for nothing. Drinking too much of wine or alcohol will ill effects on women. Drinking too much of wine will boost weight gain, addiction problems, and cause a rise in the levels of LDL cholesterol, the bad cholesterol.

Red wine also increase in estrogen levels in women which can possibly form breast cancer. The intake of red wine can also impair judgment and the decision-making process.


The intake of red wine as a part of the daily diet by the French women was common but still there were relatively low incidence of heart disease and this particular things was named The French Paradox by Dr. Serge Renaud, in the early 1990s. This increased the level of consumption of red wine by 44%.


As consumption of red wine increased, researchers started to research on the types of wines. Few red wine grapes have an antioxidant called flavonoids. Cabernet sauvignon grapes, followed by petite syrah and pinot noir, have the highest concentrations of flavonoids. Red zinfandels and merlot possess fewer flavonoids.


4 to 5 ounce is good for one serving. Women are best advised to consume only one or two servings per day. More than two servings a day can increase the fat in the blood stream, nerve cell damage, and pancreas and liver damage.


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