Yes, wine is heart healthy. According to researchers, resveratrol, which is found in grapes, helps protect the linings in your arteries. One 5 ounce glass of wine each day is all you need to drink in order to get the benefits of resveratrol.
Studies show that Pinot Noir have 5 times the amount of resveratrol that’s found in other types of wines. Sparkling wines can contain less than 3 grams of sugar per liter. Enjoying 1 glass of Cabernet Sauvignon each day may help you reduce the risk of Alzheimer’s disease.
Wine is good for you because the alcohol in it can increase your HDL or good cholesterol levels by 20% when drank in moderation alongside a healthy diet and regular exercise.
Red wine contains antioxidants that protect your body’s cells against damage that can lead to cancer and heart disease.
Don’t over do it, wine is good for you but drinking three or more 5 ounce glass of wine per day has been shown to raise your triglyceride levels and increase your risk of high blood pressure, stroke, and heart disease.