Main Properties of Wine
Wine has been part of human culture for about 6,000 years, throughout its various evolutionary stages, man has considered it a pleasure for his palate, an aid to coexistence and also an element with properties that benefit his health.
In this way various drinks have been used to prevent diseases and even to cure them. This is because they are made from natural products such as grapes, apple, rice and barley among other products, which when treated do not lose their properties and in some cases even increase.
Nowadays numerous studies have proven to corroborate some of these properties made known thousands of years ago. But it is evident that these properties are best expressed when the quality of the product is excellent.
The wine brings through its properties, diverse benefits to the health of the human being, some of them are:
• It is considered a complete food.
• It is a food substance that provides the body with some perfectly assimilable elements
• It is an easy energy source to assimilate.
• It is associated with longevity, as it contains vitamins such as A, C and several of the B complex as: biotin, choline, incositol, cyancobalamin, folic acid, nicotinic acid, pridoxine and thiamine among others.
• It contains small amounts of iron, so you should ingest generous wines in case of anemia.
• The tonicity of the wine has its origin mainly in the tannins. This tonicity manifests itself on both physical and psychic levels.
• It is a natural means of recovery if taken after physical exertion.
• Red wine, especially if it is old, is particularly indicated during periods of convalescence, or in the course of infectious diseases.
• Wine is a therapeutic remedy in anxiety and emotional tension, which is why several experts consider that "wine keeps a balance between mind and feelings".
• Develop euphoric properties that decrease depression.
• It is highly recommended to control food anomalies. For this reason, eating one or two glasses a day helps to level the hunger.
• Particularly the white wine is diuretic.
• Acid white wines and also cavas are rich in tartrates and potassium sulphates that act on the kidneys, thus ensuring a better elimination of toxins.
• It contains a strong concentration of mineral salts that are perfectly assimilable. These include calcium, potassium, magnesium, silicon and also zinc, fluorine, copper, manganese, chromium and the sulfuric mineral anion.
• It has bactericidal action. Canadian researchers discovered that red wine could attack certain viruses, including those of polio and herpes.
• Its antiseptic properties are higher when the wine is old.
• It has been proven that patients undergoing treatment with penicillin and streptomycin can consume white wine without any problem.
• Wine is anti-allergic, it is opposed to any excess formation of histamines, which is the element responsible for allergic phenomena. On the other hand, the rich manganese and vitamin B makes wine an antiallergic.
• It reduces the risk of cancer, because it contains substances that activate the cellular respiration. Moderate consumption protects against the pathological effects of free radicals that cause various types of cancer.
• The wine is digestive, because it is very rich in vitamin B2, which allows to eliminate the toxins and the regeneration of the liver.
• They participate actively in the metabolism of proteins and carbohydrates.
• It stimulates the segregation of gastric juices. It is particularly indicated with meats and fish, as it facilitates the digestive process.
• The consumption of red wine, a source of tannins, acts on the smooth fibers of the intestinal musculature and thus increases the peristaltic properties, being an additional means to avoid the risk of constipation.
• Ally in the cardiovascular system. Several studies conducted by the World Health Organization indicated that moderate and habitual consumption of wine stimulates the Ald enzyme indexes. DH in the liver.
• It accelerates the clearance of cholesterol, since they facilitate and reinforce the action of vitamin C, necessary to purify cholesterol.
• Stabilizes the collagen fibers that support various arteries.
• Reduces the risk of ischemic strokes (obstruction of an artery of the brain).
• Decreases the discomfort of arthritis.
• Block the progression of cataracts and macular degeneration.
• Avoid hot flashes in menopause.
• They reduce periodontitis: a progressive infectious disease that affects the gums and bones that surround and support the teeth, often causing them to move and cause permanent loss.