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Wine And Health in Uvinum's blog

1/02/2016

Are you aware of the benefits of wine on health? Discover them now!

Drinking wine is an undisputable joy. The better if it comes with a great number of advantages for our health. Do you want to know which ones?

Among others, wine improves the memory, helps prevent the apparition of cataracts as well as improve our cardiovascular system and even diminishes tooth decay.

But why does wine bring so many advantages for your health? One of...

25/09/2015

The secret of a long life? A healthy lifestyle... and some wine

National Geographic explorer Dan Buettner, after performing hundreds of interviews with elderly, has discovered five regions in Europe, America and Asia called “Blue Zones”, which have the highest concentration of centenarians in the world.

Buettner, in his book The Blue Zones Solution speaks precisely about the feeding of the inhabitants of these areas. For the...

10/06/2015

Wine, an ally to prevent skin cancer

Wine has many benefits for the body, both exterior and interior. Several studies have established the advantages of wine on the skin, giving it greater elasticity and youth. And now it could also prevent skin cancer, as it happens with other types of cancer.

To this statement, four scientific studies that have been developed in various countries, show some of the effects...

20/02/2015

Stressed out? Drink a glass of good wine!

While it is known for its delicious taste and for being the preferred drink to accompany meals at meetings, wine also offers a number of health benefits to which are now added the results of a study performed by the Scripps Research Institute in La Jolla, California, indicating that drinking wine reduces stress.

According to the cardiologist Raul Pastor, head of the...

19/01/2015

Too many excesses? Take note of these 2 healthy recipes with wine

Healthy food does not have to be boring and, indeed, there are many variations of healthy meals that include wine in their preparation, making them rich in flavor and highly practical for those who seek to keep a healthy lifestyle.

Turkey with wine and vegetables

This dish is part of traditional Spanish cuisine, is served as a main course throughout the year, it is low...

29/11/2013

Alcohol consumption increases the chances of developing breast cancer in women

The latest medical news based on very recent research results are clear: high alcohol consumption increases the chances of developing breast cancer in women. The causal relationship is direct and thus the tests which were carried out on heterogeneous samples of women of various age groups prove it.

9/11/2012

Spanish wines: new labeling rules coming from Europe

The wine world suffers another setback. Too bad especially for Spain just few days after the VAT increase which was already enough bad news. This time, news reaches us from Europe and regarding labeling. Since now on it is prohibited to use statements alluding to health claims on beverages containing more than 1,2% by volume of alcohol.

It all started by a German wine...

22/10/2012

Wine improves pig heart

I'm still amazed at one of the latest studies to which I have had access. The scientific community has that innate ability for surprising us almost every week, but the research which has concluded that wine improves pig heart deserves at least this post...

Let's point out: all the data provided by this study, conducted by the illustrious Frank Sellke (chief of cardiothoracic...

16/02/2012

The alcohol in wine is healthier

The benefits of wine for the health are already proven for some time, so that doctors typically include a moderate intake of wine in a balanced diet. However, the extent to which elements of wine can help maintain health is something that is still under investigation. There are many different elements that compose the wine, and not all have been investigated in depth yet.

In...

11/08/2011

Cosmetics and Wine

To make a good wine is complicated, even for the most expert winery. It implies to take good care of the vineyard, the grape and the production, and to be lucky with the annual meteorology.

We could say the same, now, about cosmetics, because the wineries are aiming to investigation, attracted by the benefits of resveratrol. But this is only one of the many components of wine, so there are...