Are you a Teetotaler? If so, you may already experience many health benefits from your daily brew. Tea has been shown to calm the nerves, lower cholesterol, and promote digestion. It's also simply a great way to relax and let your mind wander a bit.
But, what about the well-known health benefits of red wine. Are you missing out?
If you avoid all alcohol you may indeed be missing out on the significant benefits of red wine. The key component in red wine that promotes health is resveratrol. Grapes produce resveratrol to fight against bacteria and fungi, and it's found in heavy concentration in the skin of grapes.
Resveratrol has been shown to protect against cardiovascular disease, promote flexibility of the arteries, fight against cancer, and possibly extend our lifespan. But, there is that Teetotaler thing...
Great news - Concord grape juice works too.
Several studies indicate red and purple grape juices may have the same health benefits as red wine, without the alcohol. This is terrific news. Teetotalers can now be every bit as healthy as red wine drinkers. The same resveratrol that enhances the health properties of red wine is found in grape juice. Now, just add a little dark chocolate and you'll be both healthy and content.To read more about the positive health benefits of grape juice, see this from Welch's International, or this from the Mayo Clinic. To learn more about resveratrol, see this from Resveratrolnews.com.