In 2013, we reported that the wine company Accolade was launching a new red wine for weight loss. They were the first to provide a low-cal wine to the public so you could still enjoy a relaxing glass of wine at the end of the day without being petrified it's going to be the reason you can't lose weight.
But now, researchers say drinking a small glass of normal, full calorie red wine every day ... ››› more
If you suffer from breathing problems, you should watch how much you drink.
This because studies show there's a link between drinking too much and worsening of breathing problems. Especially asthma.
A study that took place in Perth, Australia, involving 336 patients found it to be true.
In fact, 33% of the participant's asthma symptoms worsened after drinking. And it was usually about ... ››› more
As you know, it's not just a single aspect of your health that benefits when you have the occasional glass of red wine!
From cancer to heart disease, dementia and now… Hearing!
The very same antioxidant found in the skins of red grapes that helps ward off chronic inflammation and illness protects your ears from noise-induced damage.
Here's information from a study that... ››› more
If you drink red wine because you've heard it's good for your heart health, you're in luck.
But did you know you can save yourself some dough AND help your heart by ditching the R200 bottles of smooth Stellenbosch wines and Chocolate Block?
You can happily cruise the shelves of your local supermarket and pick out the bottle of R25 Simonsvlei red wine with a screw top!
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Drinking one glass of red wine a day might reduce your risk of depression by a third. There's evidence to suggest there's antioxidants in red wine that could repair the parts of your brain that the depression affects. But before you start swigging from the bottle, read on…
Imagine you could do something as simple as having a small glass of red wine with your dinner every night to cut your ris... ››› more
Every hour, ten South Africans have a stroke! Frightening when you consider that of those, as many as 35% will suffer from moderate to severe brain damage. But what if you could protect your brain from damage during a stroke? The good news is, researchers at Johns Hopkins believe you can. And since this week is World Stroke Week, we'd thought we'd share it with you...
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For years, doctors and health gurus have told you to drink red wine to protect you from heart disease and dementia. Now, scientists say red wine could protect you against hearing loss too.
If you’ve ever had a cold that’s blocked your ears, you’ll know how frustrating not being able to hear properly can be.
But what if that was simply what your hearing was always like?
According t... ››› more
Cancer claims accounted for nearly 50% of all female claims. This is according to recently released 2012 critical illness claims statistics by Liberty. Read on to find out what Liberty also reported and discover what you can do to reduce your breast cancer risk.
According to Nicholas van der Nest, Divisional Director of Risk Products at Liberty Retail, while cancer claims account for nearly 50%... ››› more
It's a well-documented fact that red wine has many health beneficial properties when consumed in moderation. These, among others, include the fact that red wine provides protection against heart disease and helps prevent the build-up of cholesterol. If you're wondering if white wine contains similar health benefits, here's the answer…
Most of us prefer drinking either red wine or white wine.
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Sugary drinks have a bad reputation. They offer no health benefits and increase your risk of developing painful kidney stones. Red wine, on the other hand, has many known health benefits… and research shows kidney stone prevention is one of them! Read on to discover how much red wine to drink to keep your kidneys healthy.
Kidney stones form when there’s a decrease in urine volume or ... ››› more
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