Wine

5 Apple Cider Vinegar Salad Dressings To Spice Up Your Diet

When it comes to healthy eats, homemade apple cider vinegar (ACV) salad dressing is a must. Its tangy flavor can amp up your salads, making them fun to eat. Gone are the days of eating store-bought salad dressings. You’ll spare yourself the extra fat, sodium, and sugar. The power of[.....]

11 Foods To Increase Your HDL (Good Cholesterol) Levels

When it comes to your cholesterol, higher levels of high-density lipoprotein (HDL) - the "good" cholesterol - not only helps keep your arteries plaque-free, but can prevent heart disease and stroke as well. Foods that can help raise HDL levels include - olive oil, beans, legumes, soy, whole grains, fish, avocado, nuts, seeds, and all-time favorite dark chocolates too.

How Does Red Wine Benefit Your Skin?

Red wine, when applied topically on your face, helps reduce fine lines, wrinkles, treat acne, and lighten skin pigmentation. To do a facial at home with red wine, mix and apply 1 beaten egg, 5t red wine, and 2t honey. For anti-aging effects add in rose hips and strawberries. You can also make a gentle exfoliating scrub by mixing 2-3t of red wine with some oatmeal.

Drinking Wine For Weight Loss: Fad Or Fact?

Wine has antioxidants like quercetin which lowers LDL cholesterol. Its low sugar content also helps in weight control. But because wine has calories, weight loss is possible only if you drink in moderation – 5 oz wine for women and 10 oz for men in a day – counting the wine calories within your diet. Don't drink before bed; it will likely affect your sleep quality. Also note that wine is no substitute for fresh fruits and veggies which contain more nutrients and in larger quantities. Nor is it a replacement for exercise.