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What are the health benefits of drinking red wine occasionally?

What are the health benefits of drinking red wine occasionally?

None: Alcohol is a poison and never did anybody any good, ever.
For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form.
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Mucus (Definition)

Like material that functions to moisten and protect inner body surfaces. The viscous slippery substance that consists chiefly of mucin, water, cells, and inorganic salts and that is secreted as a protective lubricant coating by the cells and glands of the mucous membranes. The free slime of the mucous membranes, composed of secretion of the glands, various salts, ...Read more


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What are the health benefits of having red wine?

What are the health benefits of having red wine?

Has antioxidants: There is evidence that those who have about 1 drink of alcohol a day have better health than those who don't drink at all or who drink larger amounts, with lower risk of heart disease, cancer & alzheimer's. Red wine may be the healthiest choice because it contains proanthocyanidans, which are antioxidant flavonoids. See http://www. Huffingtonpost. Com/2011/10/19/red-wine-health_n_1018934.Html. ...Read more

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How much red wine should I drink each day to get the health benefits?

How much red wine should I drink each day to get the health benefits?

Well.............: Health benefits of alcohol intake include wine, beer and liquor (not including what you mix it in). Red wine is not significantly better. Studies show that people who drink 1-2 standard size beverages a day have better cardiovascular outcomes than those who do not. One standard beverage is 12 oz beer, 5 oz wine, or 1.5 oz liquor. Any day with more than 2 is not as good, so more is not better. ...Read more

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Drink 8 ounces (1.5 glasses) of red wine daily for health benefits per medical studies. Can the long-term effects of this cause fatty liver?

Drink 8 ounces (1.5 glasses) of red wine daily for health benefits per medical studies. Can the long-term effects of this cause fatty liver?

Perhaps: Depends on individual and other factors. 8 ounces daily is somewhat "generous" re: health benefits of wine. ...Read more

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Is red wine bad for your health?

Is red wine bad for your health?

Red wine's pros/cons: A mIxed blessing: too much can raise blood pressure & the risk of certain cancers, while too little & you may not achieve a lowered risk of heart disease & benefits in type 2 diabetes. In a 2-year study, diabetics adherent to a Mediterranean diet + 5 ounces of red wine daily had a 9.8% increase in good HDL cholesterol than white wine or water drinkers. Red wine has 13x more resveratrol than white. ...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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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 drinking 4-5oz of red wine everyday good for your health? Thanks

Does drinking 4-5oz of red wine everyday good for your health? Thanks

It very well may be: BUT there are serious cautions. If you really kept it to 4-5 ounces and didn't go on to gradually drink more and more, it would probably be fine....even good! But we (doctors) see SO MANY people not be able to keep to this modest amount. There is some evidence that red wine is superior to other forms of alcohol but this evidence is weak. A MODEST daily amount is not harmful; it may well be helpful ...Read more

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How can red wine 'contribute' to the health of the heart?

How can red wine 'contribute' to the health of the heart?

Wine: There are flavenoids and resveratrol in red wine which have some beneficial effects on lipids and other biochemical processes. ...Read more

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Taking red wine is a best choice for health?

Taking red wine is a best choice for health?

Not Sure.: Studies are mixed on the issue of red wine. Some say there are heart benefits. Others say it increases the risk of cancer.

It's probably best to drink red wine occasionally and in moderation rather than add it to your daily diet because of possible health benefits. Remember, the risks might actually outweigh any potential benefit. ...Read more

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What to do if I have health concern regarding red wine. And mixed nuts?

Red wine & mixed nut: Please re-ask and be more specific about what you would like to know. For an in-depth discussion consider discussing with your medical provider or asking a provider on Healthtap Prime or Concierge. ...Read more

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My husband says drinking red wine is good 4 health is it true? I was totally against alcohol hearing this from my husband I was confused can u help?

My husband says drinking red wine is good 4 health is it true? I was totally against alcohol hearing this from my husband I was confused can u help?

Antioxidants...: Red wine has been shown to be beneficial for health-likely due to the antioxidants that are found in the skin of the grapes. This is not a reason to start drinking wine if you don't drink alcohol. Excessive alcohol consumption certainly has risks that outweigh the benefits. If you want antioxidants, you are better off eating a spinach salad with vegetables than drinking wine. ...Read more

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Some scientific studies say red wine 1 glass is good for health! Some say any alcohol is bad! What's truth? How can it be science if its conflicting?

Some scientific studies say red wine 1 glass is good for health! Some say any alcohol is bad! What's truth? How can it be science if its conflicting?

This is a great: Example of how many things in life, especially health, are not totally black or white in spite of applying a rigorous scientific method. Best evidence to date suggests that red wine contains substances, i.e. reservatrol that are healthy. Medical guidelines say 1 drink a day for men/2 for women is fine. Those who say "drink nothing" worry folks can't stop there and are at risk for alcoholism. Stay well ...Read more

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Can you drink any kind of alcohol beverage to maintain good health or is it limited to 1 glass of red wine?

Can you drink any kind of alcohol beverage to maintain good health or is it limited to 1 glass of red wine?

Little impact: This old story is typical of the problems that are caused by retrospective studies -- self-reports without the possibility of controlling for other variables. Different studies give very different results. The hoopla a few years ago about something magic in red wine itself turned out to be fueled by fraudulent research. Stay healthy by proven methods & make ur alcohol / wine decisions to please u. ...Read more

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Is it ok to have one standard glass of red wine on special occasions while taking Lexapro (escitalopram) 5mg for OCD? No other meds or health problems

Is it ok to have one standard glass of red wine on special occasions while taking Lexapro (escitalopram) 5mg for OCD? No other meds or health problems

Its OK to have: A special glass of wine for special occasions but I would reserve the use of a standard glass of wine for standard occasions. Do not drink and drive. Thank you for trusting Health Tap. ...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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Seeing info on benefits of red wine, but I take flexeril (cyclobenzaprine hcl) at night for sleep, Ultram in the am and sometimes at noon for pain. Is red wine a "no go? "

Seeing info on benefits of red wine, but I take flexeril (cyclobenzaprine hcl) at night for sleep, Ultram in the am and sometimes at noon for pain. Is red wine a "no go? "

Not with Flexeril (cyclobenzaprine hcl): Health benefits of red wine are limited to 1 serving/d for women and 2 servings/d for men. The sedative side effect of Flexeril (cyclobenzaprine hcl) is what you are using for sleep. Interaction with the red wine not a great concern. However, together, may be too sedating. Also, alcohol within a couple of hours of sleep interferes with restful, recuperative sleep. ...Read more

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Does red wine have any know benefits?

Probably, but...: Many doctors agree that something in red wine appears to help your heart. It's possible that antioxidants, such as flavonoids or a substance called resveratrol, have heart-healthy benefits and can increase HDL (good cholesterol levels). After one glass a day however there is no known benefit and may actually have negative effects, so all things in moderation. ...Read more

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Is it true that drinking red wine benefits blood circulation?

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Is it true that drinking red wine benefits blood circulation?

To a certain extent: Studies have shown that alcohol, especially wine, has protective effects on the heart and circulation. Women are advised to limit alcohol to one drink a day and men two drinks a day. Alcohol is not recommended in pregnant women, people with a history of alcoholism, liver disease, or stroke. ...Read more

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How is red wine good for women?

How is red wine good for women?

Wine.: Wine in amounts up to one glass daily, especially red wine, has been shown to have heart benefits. The resveritrol found in red wine is particularly beneficial. However, more than 2.5 glasses/day for a man or 1.5 glasses/day for a woman can lead to cirrhosis. So enjoy, but be careful. ...Read more

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Is red wine harmful to thr body?

Is red wine harmful to thr body?

Wine.: Wine in amounts up to one glass daily, especially red wine, has been shown to have heart benefits. The resveritrol found in red wine is particularly beneficial. However, more than 2.5 glasses/day for a man or 1.5 glasses/day for a woman can lead to cirrhosis. So enjoy, but be careful. ...Read more

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Red wine is helthy for weight lose?

Red wine is helthy for weight lose?

Wine does not: Cause one to lose weight. Wine is filled with sugar. To lose weight: eat healthfully ; be physically active. Calories burned must > calories consumed if you desire to lose weight. You can mix ; match different kinds of physical exercise. This site can help you determine calories burned for over 100 activities: http://www. Prohealth. Com/weightloss/tools/exercise/calculator1_2.Cfm. ...Read more

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Could red wine be causing severe diahreah?

Could red wine be causing severe diahreah?

No: Must be some contaminated food or water.
Drink gatorade or similar fluids generously. ...Read more

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Can you drink red wine if you r taking dan 5440 100mg?

Can you drink red wine if you r taking dan 5440 100mg?

Red wine: For dan 5440 (doxycycline) we worry more about people who consume large amounts of alcohol (more than just a glass of red wine) and those with histories of alcohol abuse. ...Read more