- Publish Date
- Thursday, 13 August 2015, 6:40AM
Sounds too good to be true doesn't it?
Well, new research shows that drinking one-half a bottle of wine in the evening can help you lose weight faster!
Women who drank 1-2 glasses were more likely to lose weight than women who didn’t in the study.
Red wine contains a chemical called Ellagic acid which can slow the growth of fat cells and stop formation of new ones, so your body burns more fat. This chemical also boosts metabolism of fatty acids in liver cells.
A glass or two of red wine has been shown to cut cravings, appetite, and help to make you feel more relaxed, which means less eating and an earlier bedtime, it can also lower your blood pressure.
Also - red wine can be considered as a cancer treatment.
The active antioxidant in red wine known as quercetin can kill cancer cells, it helps induce natural cell death in certain types of cancers, most often colon cancer.
According to researchers and data obtained, it also helps lower risk of heart disease and stroke.