Red Wine Hastings NE

While alcohol in general seems to be good for your heart, red wine helps ward off Alzheimer's disease and makes you live longer—if you're a mouse that is. Why just red? Because it contains resveratrol, a potent antioxidant found in the skin of red grapes.

Rick's Liquor
(402) 463-1828
728 East South Street
Hastings, NE
 
Allen's Shopping Center
(402) 463-5633
1115 West 2nd Street
Hastings, NE
 
Dario's Brasserie
(402) 933-0799
4920 Underwood Ave
Omaha, NE
 
JB Liquor
(402) 352-5363
413 East 16th Street
Schuyler, NE
 
Budget Bottle Shop
(402) 371-5195
507 North 13th Street
Norfolk, NE
 
Gas N' Shop
(402) 463-3412
848 South Burlington
Hastings, NE
 
Eagle Cenex
(402) 781-2141
130 Highway 34
Eagle, NE
 
Huber-Haus German Bier Hall
(402) 345-1708
3578 Farnam St
Omaha, NE
 
Double Take Bar and Grill
(402) 391-7090
8919 Grant St
Omaha, NE
 
Kabredlo's #124
(402) 781-2141
130 Highway 34
Eagle, NE
 

Here's to Your Health!

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By Gordon Jameson

Nondrinkers might well reconsider their abstinence in the light of three recent studies that reaffirm the health benefits of the moderate consumption of alcohol. In the first, published in the Archives of Internal Medicine, researchers found that healthy men who consumed two drinks a day had the lowest risk for heart attack, and those who did not drink at all had the highest, followed closely by those who sipped less than a third of a drink a day.

While alcohol in general seems to be good for your heart, red wine helps ward off Alzheimer’s disease and makes you live longer—if you’re a mouse that is. Why just red? Because it contains resveratrol, a potent antioxidant found in the skin of red grapes. In the Alzheimer’s study, Cabernet-drinking mice remembered how to navigate a maze better than mice that drank either alcohol-spiked water or just plain H2O. The mice sipped their wine moderately, the equivalent of two drinks a day for humans.

In the third study, published in Nature, researchers fed two groups of mice a diet containing 60 percent fat. Predictably, both groups became overweight, but only one of them developed the diseases associated with obesity—like diabetes—and started dying much earlier than mice on a standard diet. The second group, which received large daily doses of resveratrol, not only avoided diabetes and other problems, they died at the same age as the control mice. According to the study, the resveratrol actually produced physiological changes associated with longer lifespan, like improved motor function. But good luck finding these benefits by the glass: The large dose given to these mice, 24 grams, equals the resveratrol found in eight to 16 liters of wine.

Author: Gordon Jameson

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