What type of red wine is good for the heart? Is the sweet one good for anything?

Cost vs benefit. I believe the benefits of alcohol are over-hyped. I, personally think 4 drinks a week is the max safe limit. The info about "2/day" is good for the heart (improved good cholesterol + some antioxidants) is true, but it is bad for the brain, liver, heart muscle, bone marrow, male-female relationships, safe driving.... Hrs www.Thepmc.Org.

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Is it true that one glass of red wine per night is good for your heart?

Red Wine for Heart. Antioxidants in red wine called Polyphenols- Resveratrol may help protect the lining of blood vessels in the heart. Most research on Resveratrol has been done on animals, not people. Resveratrol is present in Red and purple grape juices peanuts, blueberries and cranberries. American Heart Association, and National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute do not recommend alcohol to prevent heart disease. Read more...

Red wine is good for your heart but what does it do to your liver?

Depends on amount. It is my understanding that no more than one glass of red wine per day may be helpful for heart health and is not likely to have negative liver effects; but higher amounts of wine on a regular basis could very well have adverse liver effects. Read more...

A. Glass of red wine everyday good for the heart?

Difficult to answer. This is called the french connection related to the observation that french folks who drink red wine have a slight decrease in heart disease. This needs to be taken in the context of weight (wine is grapes and sugar), diabetes and exercise. The general thinking is that while it may be minimally good, daily wine for the medical value is not a good thing. Judicious wine in moderation is ok. Read more...
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...
Alcohol. 49 year old gentleman with a question/red wine. Certain studies have popularized the belief that resveretol in wine is the way to improve one's cholesterol and protect one's heart. I believe personally that this is enabling behavior. Eating a healthy diet is a better way to do this. Alcohol is a social lubricant that decreases inhibition, affects proper judgement, leads to addiction, fights. Read more...

Is red wine good for the heart beat of the baby?

No data. There is no data and probably never will be. (who would pay for it? How would you do it?). Read more...

I had just one glass of red wine the other night and I noticed my heart started racing...Could I be sensitive to something in it? 28 yrs of age.

Wine and heart. Some people are indeed sensitive in the way that you describe. You may well be reacting either to alcohol effect or to a component of the wine. You might have dilation of your blood vessels from the wine causing the rapid heart rate to try and maintain blood pressure. Read more...

Does a white wine is good as red wine to protect the heart from fat and bad cholesterol?

Doubtful. The last hoopla over red wine as protecting one's heart turned out to be based on fraudulent data. Your decision to drink wine or not, and what type, should depend on your tastes rather than the far-fetched idea that it's going to keep your heart healthy. http://www.reuters.com/article/2012/01/12/us-red-wine-heart-idustre80b0bh20120112. Read more...

"Red Wine Can Help Your Heart" Is this true?

Controversial. Controversial but 4oz of Red wine may be cardio protective - it contains resveratrol an antioxidant with cardioprotective effect. Red grapes, cranberries, blueberries and peanuts r also sources for resveratrol. Read more...

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...