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Does Red Wine Affect Bowel Function
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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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?
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
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
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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