Wine is good for the body and soul

Apart from all the health benefits,  wine is also good for your psyche. Enjoying a glass of wine with friends or relaxing with a glass of wine after a long day at work is good for the soul.

Mari Stull writes that those of us who thoroughly enjoy our wine already know the restorative benefits of a glass of wine sipped after a long day at work, the enjoyment of friendships fostered over a luscious Cabernet Sauvignon, or the quiet contentment of a soft Pinot Noir shared by parents after the children are tucked in for the night.  For us, these gratifying benefits to the soul are all we need to sip our vino.  We should have known that what’s good for the soul is good for the body.

Recently, there have been a slew of scientific studies relating new health benefits to moderate consumption of wine. Wine is rich in antioxidants (especially red wine), raises your good cholesterol (HDL-Cholesterol), contains resveratrols , counters some of the ill effects of cigarette smoking, improve cognitive thinking, and may even slow down the aging process. read more

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