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Did you know that: "one glass of wine" a day is equivalent to one hour of exercise?

-According to a research by the “University of Alberta”, one glass of wine would give similar results to those obtained after a one-hour routine benefits workout at the gym or outdoors.

According to the study published by the "Journal Physiology", consuming a glass of red wine, allows us to improve physical performance, increase muscle strength and regulate the flow of blood to the heart.

The result is due to the high amounts of "Resveratrol" the liquor contain, according to lead researcher Jason Dyck, this compound provides benefits similar to those obtained at the time of exercise.

The report notes that the results are only obtained if a glass of red wine a day is drunk, adding that exceed that quota is not recommended, because it is harmful to health due to the high amount of calories it provides.

A glass of wine a day has many health benefits. However, it is not advisable to exceed that amount or to remove the physical activity of our routines.

Moreover, scientists warn that this positive result is obtained only through the consumption of red wine and daily intake should not be done, the recommendation is every 48 hours.

For example, you can establish a diet in which wine is drunk: Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday, then training: Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays.

Drinking more than one drink a day, repeat the procedure every day or lead a sedentary life unfortunately did not provide the desired results.

After this study we can say that red wine is not a "substitute" but rather a "complement" to the workout routines.

Some other benefits of this drink are:

-Reduces cardiovascular disease, red wine helps vulnerable to heart attacks to prevent ischemic disease, coronary atherosclerosis or type people.

-Fighting Cholesterol, being a great source of antioxidants reduces "bad" cholesterol (LDL) and increase "good" cholesterol (HDL). Similarly it helps level the amount of triglycerides.

-It strengthens the immune system; drinking red wine enhances the system effectively fighting infections, colds and allergies.

-Red Wine reduces allergies, for his excellent antihistamine action. Works perfect for seasonal allergies. It is also antibacterial.

-Improves skin health, this is because it offers a good amount of antioxidants and vitamins. Also prevents premature aging, wrinkles and spots in the dermis.

-It decreases inflammation, being an effective treatment for arthritis and edema.

-Improves blood circulation, to enter the body begins to work as a perfect anticoagulant.

-Improves the health of teeth, the antioxidants contained in wine have the ability to reduce the proliferation of bacteria in the mouth, particularly the teeth and molars.

-Reduces the formation of kidney stones, it is actually good for the general kidney and urinary functions.

-Helps Digestion, is advised to consume red wine with cheese and meats to better digest proteins and relieve the symptoms of heartburn or reflux. It is also said to help prevent stomach ulcers.

- Improves vision, include antioxidants in wine protect the eyes from various diseases such as: diabetic retinopathy and macular degeneration, eye disorder that slowly destroys central vision and acute, which makes reading and viewing details fine.

The anti-cancer studies have confirmed that flavonoids contained in this beverage produced from grapes can be very important in prostate cancer screening.

Red Wine protects the brain; the aforementioned "resveratrol" also serves to protect the mental functions such as memory and concentration. Recent studies show that it can help patients with Alzheimer's disease or those who may come to suffer.

Finally, releases endorphins that increase the pleasurable sensations of the body, reduces the risk of hemorrhoids, counteracts the symptoms of varicose veins, lowers blood pressure, balances blood insulin levels and prevents the formation and accumulation of fat in the belly.

Red Wine provides many minerals, nutrients and trace elements such as:

-Magnesium / Lithium

-Calcium / Potassium

-Iron / Zinc

As can be seen by recent studies it has managed to check the health benefits of this alcoholic substance; indisputable component of our history because the liquor has been indispensable witness any major event or banquet. Around him were the great treaties signed and formulated the main historical events in the world.

While the positive effects and properties are very recent discovery and evidence, their ancestral origins goes back to "Neolithic -Period”, according to archaeological evidence found in the Zagros Mountains in the region now occupied by Iraq and Iran, later extended consumption westward to the so-called early civilizations: Anatolia, Greece and Egypt.