Sure you're rather tired of hearing about the properties and benefits of taking a glass of wine a day, but a new study has revealed a new advantage to consume red wine in moderation: It could equal to one hour of exercise.
A study by the University of Albertain Canada says that resveratrol, a red wine compound that increases muscle performance and heart rate. That is, according to this study, with a glass of red wine a day you will burn the same fat and lose the same calories as if you did one hour of aerobic exercise.
Myth or reality? What is clear is that resveratrol improves physical performance, muscle strength and cardiac function. Also, the University of Alberta ensures that the effects of resveratrol are far more powerful if it is combined with nuts, certain fruits and the practice of sport regularly.
Although many people don't really believe the assertions of this research, the scientific community has decided to pay special attention to resveratrol, because it could be a natural remedy to help people who suffer heart problems.
From Affinity Drinks, a company dedicated to the distribution, import and export of wine and other alcoholic and soft drinks, we use the occasion to remind the rest of benefits and properties of red wine.