Category Archives: Wines and Alcohol

Red Wine as a Health Drink

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Many people don’t realize it but wine—specifically red wine—is a health drink if consumed in moderation. This is because studies show that red wine is rich in antioxidants. More and more scientific findings show that red wine owes its health benefits from the high level of antioxidants called “resveratrol,” a kind of polyphenol known as “phytoalexin.” This is a group of compounds plants use to defend themselves against attacks such as untimely stress, possible injuries, or UV […]

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Energy Drinks May Not be Healthy at All

Health Drink  Energy Drink May Not be Healthy at All

Energy drinks may not be as healthy as we think it is.  Energy drinks are just everywhere.  You can get some in corner stores, gas stations, and bars.  Because these drinks are supposed to provide mental and physical stimulation, people are taking it.  But does this drink provide what is best for our health? There are studies showing that energy drink consumption provides relative improvement in mental and cognitive performances.  These drinks also increase the alertness of […]

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Health Drink: Alcohol?

Health Drink  Alcohol

Studies have shown that those who consume alcohol in moderate amounts may have better health than does people who do not drink at all.  So would you qualify alcohol as a health drink? These researches showed that those who drink alcohol moderately have lower risks and fewer heart attacks and strokes.  They are also less likely to have hypertension, peripheral artery disease, Alzheimer’s disease and even the common cold. In the Old and New Testament, the medicinal […]

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