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Does red wine affect bowel function?

Does red wine affect bowel function?

Red wine and bowels: No under ordinary circumstances of moderate intake of wine. Large amounts of wine will often irritate the intestinal system and affect bowel function. ...Read more

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Intestine (Definition)

The gastrointestinal tract starts at the mouth, travel down the tunnel (esophagus), which connects to the stomach, which then empties into the duodenum, jejunum, and ileum---the three parts of the small intestine (@25 feet). This empties into the colon or large intestine (about 5 feet), which then becomes the sigmoid colon, rectum and out the anus. So, every morsel eaten ...Read more


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Does red wine contain something specifically good for you that other alcoholic beverages don't contain?

Does red wine contain something specifically good for you that other alcoholic beverages don't contain?

Resveratrol: Resveratrol is found in red wine (as well as other plant based foods) and is thought to help with anti-aging, cancer prevention, heart disease prevention, etc. The "medical jury" is still out and awaiting the outcome of unbiased studies to determine its possible benefits. So, drink red wine to enjoy it and not for any perceived health benefits, but limit your alcohol to 1/day for women, 2 for men. ...Read more

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I drink 1 bottle of red wine / night. I don't get hangovers and i get up @ 5:30/6 am and go to bed @ 10pm. My weight is fine. Maybe for me, personally, that's okay?

I drink 1 bottle of red wine / night. I don't get hangovers and i get up @ 5:30/6 am and go to bed @ 10pm. My weight is fine. Maybe for me, personally, that's okay?

Incorrect.: That much wine, every day, will certainly lead to cirrhosis, liver failure and perhaps even liver cancer. Wine does have health benefits, but you have to limit it to just 1.5 glasses daily at the most to get the benefits and minimize the risks. ...Read more

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Does any kind of red wine good for your health? Thanks

Does any kind of red wine good for your health? Thanks

Tannins not wine : The specific chemical in red wine is called tannin. These chemicals have been associated with lowering the risk for heart disease if used in moderation. Tannins can also be found in grape juice, an alternative for those who cannot drink alcohol. ...Read more

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What are the benefits of red wine? does it gives glow skin?

What are the benefits of red wine?
does it gives glow skin?

Red wine : Red wine, in moderation, has long been thought of as heart healthy. The alcohol and certain substances in red wine called antioxidants may help prevent heart disease by increasing levels of high-density lipoprotein (HDL) cholesterol (the "good" cholesterol) and protecting against artery damage. ...Read more

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Is red wine really good for you if you only have it every once in a while?

Is red wine really good for you if you only have it every once in a while?

It's said so.: Red wine has antioxidants which were connected to healthy hearts and other issues. It may be healthy to have a glass of red wine daily, but i don't know that this has been proven beyond a shadow of a doubt! ...Read more

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Is red wine actually good for your health? (occasionally and in small amounts)

Bioflavenoids: There are a variety of agents in wine that have a positive health benefit. Bioflavenoids are the most common agent cited in wine. Resveritrol is one named with helpful qualities. ...Read more

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Does red wine contain gluten?

Does red wine contain gluten?

No: Red or white wines are made from grapes and are gluten-free. Gluten is a protein found in such grains as wheat, barley, malted barley, rye, spelt, etc... ...Read more

Bowel (Definition)

The bowel is the intestinal tract in the body. The small intestine ...Read more