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Wine Advantages For Adults
Wine has long been enjoyed by people all around the world and its drinking culture has had profound influences both socially and politically.
Moderate wine drinking has been shown to provide health benefits for adults. It is important to remember, however, that any form of alcohol consumption should always be done so in moderation and under proper guidance.
1. It’s a social drink
Wine has long been an irresistibly delicious drink enjoyed by adults worldwide. But its health benefits extend far beyond mere pleasure; numerous studies have demonstrated its ability to lower blood cholesterol levels, regulate blood sugar and decrease heart disease risk factors; it can even help combat obesity and diseases of the nervous system while decreasing dementia risks with age.
In many cultures, beverages can make an emphatic statement about membership within a group, generation, class, ‘tribe’ or subculture. For example, among the Lele of Zaire, Mana ma piya (a weak, sweet and mild drink) is considered feminine while Mana ma kobo (strong and fiery drink) is seen as masculine.
However, it should be remembered that both WHO and NIAAA have issued public statements warning against any amount of alcohol consumption; even low levels carry additional risks. Still, some experts have noted that wine may provide antioxidants that boost longevity as well as protection from heart disease and harmful inflammation.
2. It’s a relaxing drink
Wine has long been used as a natural anxiety reliever, helping relieve feelings of stress and tension. However, overdoing it with drinking can pose health issues; excess consumption should therefore not be used as a method of alleviating your tension.
Drinks containing resveratrol have long been used to relax nerves and promote better sleep, thanks to activating protein receptors that reduce stress levels while simultaneously suppressing tumor genes and prolonging longevity in the body.
Wine has many health benefits that include lowering cholesterol levels, regulating blood sugar and cutting cancer risks when consumed in moderation. Furthermore, studies have also linked moderate wine intake to improved mental health benefits and an increase in good gut bacteria counts; furthermore it has been associated with reduced Alzheimer’s disease risks, decreased depression risk and longer longevity. As such adults are encouraged to drink wine on occasion but should avoid overindulgence; instead preferring drinking with friends in social gatherings can make you more relaxed and contented than when alone.
3. It’s a good source of antioxidants
Wine is an excellent source of antioxidants, proven to combat oxidative stress and protect the body against many diseases. Antioxidant molecules found both red and white wines include resveratrol, quercetin and polyphenols – proven chemicals which reduce cancer risks, lower blood pressure and boost good cholesterol (HDL).
Studies conducted at Amsterdam’s VU University Medical Center discovered that resveratrol helps increase insulin sensitivity and therefore lowers the risk of type II diabetes, with drinkers having a 30% decreased likelihood of contracting this condition than non-drinkers. Furthermore, drinking regularly could lower prostate and colon cancer risks in men by as much as 25%.
But it is essential to note that for optimal benefits of wine drinking to be realized, its consumption must be in moderation. Excessive drinking increases risks like high blood pressure, liver and pancreas disorders, addiction, cancer, weight gain and other serious health concerns – thus it is wise to consult a physician prior to beginning or ceasing alcohol consumption.
4. It’s a good source of vitamin C
Wine is an excellent natural source of vitamin C and may help strengthen your immunity. Be sure to choose low-alcohol wines, which will be less damaging to your health than their higher-alcohol alternatives.
Wine has many health benefits beyond enhancing immunity; it may help lower heart disease risk and bad cholesterol, while simultaneously raising good HDL levels which are associated with improved heart health.
Wine contains antioxidants that are proven to combat harmful bacteria that contribute to tooth decay and gum disease, though these benefits should only be realized with moderate consumption; excessive drinking increases your risk for health issues like liver disease and cancer.
While alcohol can be beneficial to older adults, it’s always a good idea to consult your physician prior to beginning any new habits or beverages. He or she knows your individual health needs best and can offer personalized recommendations designed to ensure you remain healthy as you age. At The Oaks at Denville we offer comprehensive senior care services designed to keep our residents living well; please reach out for more information today.
5. It’s a good source of potassium
Potassium, an essential mineral found in wine, plays an essential role in maintaining normal blood pressure levels, muscle function, and electrolyte balance as well as cell growth, kidney health and normal heart rhythm. Adults are advised to consume between 2,500-3,000 milligrams of potassium daily.
Wine is one of the few food sources of potassium, but should not be relied upon as the sole source. A more effective approach would be to consume a variety of foods that meet daily potassium needs.
Resveratrol found in wine has long been acknowledged to have vascular-boosting properties and can aid in the microcirculation of the eye, helping prevent age-related macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy and glaucoma. Furthermore, red wine may protect against eye infections as well as gum disease by stopping harmful bacteria from attaching themselves to teeth and gums.
However, as with any alcoholic beverage, moderation is key to healthy alcohol consumption. Excessive alcohol intake has been shown to increase liver disease and heart disease risks; adults are recommended to limit themselves to no more than two alcoholic drinks daily for men and one for women.
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