If you’re like me, red wine is pretty much the answer to everything.
Stressed out after a long day at work? Time to open up a bottle!
Celebrating a special holiday, promotion, or just the fact that you survived another week? A glass of red wine, it is!
Depressed because of that huge pile of bills on the table? Might as well spend that last $20 in your pocket on a bottle of red wine to make you feel better!
Much like how we use the antioxidants in chocolate as an excuse to down an entire bag of Dove chocolates in one sitting (not that I ever have…), many of us use the benefits of red wine and the fact that it’s considered “healthy” as an excuse to indulge—and often overindulge.
And while there’s certainly nothing wrong with enjoying the occasional glass or two of merlot, do the health benefits of red wine actually outweigh the bad stuff that comes with drinking alcohol?
Pour a glass and settle in—in this article, we’ll take a look at what the science says and determine the truth about the benefits of red wine….