Wine is one of the most popular beverages in the world today, and has been enjoyed for 1000s of years. Why is this beverage so popular? One reason is the taste, other is its health benefits. Wine is full of an antioxidant called reservatol.
Numerous studies since the 1960's have found that drinking wine moderation could potentially be beneficial for numerous conditions from heart health to cancer. In some studies it has been found to increase the levels of HDL (the good one) cholesterol, while at the same time decreased the "bad" LDL choelesterol. In addition to the poylyphenols found in wine help protect blood vessels in your heart, may reduce inflamation and may prevent clots.
One key to remember is that moderation is the key, in high quantities consumption of any alcoholic beverages, including wine can be detrimental to your health. Experts believe that 2 servings of wine is maximum one should consume.