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Many doctors advise their patients to drink a glass of red wine a day because it is good for their health. Many people closely follow this advice but they don’t always know the real reasons why a professional recommends this. They just follow it because their doctor said to. Find out what the advantages of drinking wine everyday are.
Wine is good for you if you drink appropriate amounts of it, which, according to experts, is one glass a day. But, be careful because it’s not just any wine, it has to be red wine. It’s also not a matter of drinking it anytime you want: it has to be at dinner or lunch (the first option is better because of convenience. If you’re working and your mouth smells like wine, it won’t go over well).
Several studies have concluded all of this information. They confirm that a glass of red wine a day helps prevent many cardiovascular diseases for men as well as women. It can also be used to treat diseases and disorders like diabetes, dementia, and osteoporosis. Although wine is one of the oldest alcoholic drinks in the world, its advantages have only been discovered a little while ago. Previously, it was only drank to have fun, relax, accompany meals, or drink something different.
Many people may wonder why it has to be red wine and not any other kind (rosé, white, sparkling). There are many reasons. Thus, it is best to know a little more about this drink. It is made with the juice from red grapes which are picked from the vine in a process called “the harvest”. The bunches can be picked by hand or with scissors, or with special machinery as well. Select wines have a more manual and home process that range from the planting and care of the vine, to the collection, transport, and preparation of the wine.
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