4 Wine Myths You Believe

It's nice to have a glass of wine at the end of a hard day's work. But isn't it dangerous to do this all the time? For these and others

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Wine can affect the body both positively and negatively. However, there are four common claims about this alcoholic beverage that are actually false.

  1. You can't drink wine if you're on a diet. In fact, you can, but it is important to monitor the number of calories received. So, a standard glass of wine contains about 105-120 calories. At the same time, in restaurants, wine is often poured more.

  2. Wine has a lot of sugar. In fact, this is not the case at all, he says.nutritionist Amy Goodson. For example, in dry red wines Pinot Noir, Cabernet Sauvignon, Syrah often less than one gram of sugar, in dry whites (Pinot Grigio, Chardonnay) - from 1.5 grams of sugar. Moreover, even in sweeter wines, sugar is rarely more than two or four grams.

  1. Drinking a lot of wine is healthier than a little. If you begin to abuse alcohol, thenyour triglyceride (fat) levels will increase, you will be more likely to develop chronic diseases, and micronutrient deficiencies may occur.

  2. Resveratrol is found only in red wine. This substance is also found in blueberries, strawberries, fresh grapes, pistachios, peanuts, dark chocolate, cocoa powder.

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