Monday, February 17, 2014

What firstly comes to your mind when you read "healthy alcoholic drinks"?   Yes, indeed there are some alcoholic drinks that can be called health, because they have certain health benefits.
Of course, intake of alcohol should be in reasonable quantities, because our body is experiencing alcohol as a poison and therefore is not able to handle it if too much alcohol is infused into the body.

Red Wine

 

  Red wine contains large amounts of iron and is rich in magnesium and potassium, and all listed ingredients are great for health. It is rich in flavonoids and helps in reducing levels of bad cholesterol in the body. This, in turn, prevents the creation of blood clots and reduce the risk of heart attack. Glass of red wine (recommended daily intake) contains about 100 calories, which is completely fine.

Beer



  Besides that perfectly complements the atmosphere of watching a football game, the beer has other positive effects on the human body.  Studies show that beer, if consumed in moderation, is very healthy. It can prevent the occurrence of kidney stones, and at women improves bone health. Small or moderate amount of beer helps to reduce the risk of heart disease. Beer is also rich with antioxidants that helps in the process of digestion of food
 
Some of the health benefits of beer:

  Beer is moisturizing the body: In summer, the beer is the perfect way for hydrating our body. According to some scientist, beer can moisturize the human body better than water.

  Beer reduces cholesterol : Scientists have proven that hops, which gives the bitter taste to beer is a good source of polyphenols, substances that reduce the risk of cancer and strengthen the immune system.

  Beer protects against osteoporosis: According to researches, many of the beers contain enough material to keep bones healthy and retain their density and thus protect against osteoporosis.

  Other studies show that women who drink beer from time to time (up to 2 beers a day), have much higher bone density than those who stay away from beer.

  Beer reduces risk of cardiovascular disease: Beer has the capacity to protect you against cardiovascular diseases, if consumed moderately. Recent studies have shown that lovers of beer and other alcoholic beverages, have 40 to 60 % less likely to suffer a heart attack.

Guinness -The most famous representative of beers


 
  Ingredients: hops, malt 


    Despite its density, this famous drink contains very few calories: 128 in 3.5 deciliters. Rich in nutrients because it is made ​​from full grain of cereals. Contains equal amounts of antioxidants as wine. According to research at the University of Wisconsin, helps in reducing heart problems.

Vermouth

 

  Known as a "healing" wine, and he deserves the title because it is flavored drink with spices and herbs. Cup vermouth contains less than 70 calories, and can be used in cooking too. It is not recommended to drink vermouth every day, but from time to time, since it can have certain side effects.

Champagne 

 

  Champagne is a rich source of vitamin "C" and has similar health benefits as white wine. Champagne is rich in antioxidants, which is great for overall health. One cup contains more than 100 calories, but is very healthy if you drink it moderately and from time to time. Many people like to drink champagne with orange juice. Such a cocktail is called Bellini and is rich in folic acid and vitamin "A", "B" and "C".

Vodka On The Rocks

 
  Ingredients: vodka, mineral water.

 This cocktail combines is the least harmful when it comes to weight. On average, the vodka contains less than 90 calories per serving of the standard dose. 
 However, the taste of this drink can be boring for many people.

Bloody Mary

 
  Ingredients: Vodka, Tomato juice, Worcestershire sauce, Tabasco, celery salt, black pepper.   According to nutritionist Maren Robinson, this famous cocktail is the healthiest drink you can decide. Tomatoes are one of the healthiest ingredients in the diet, especially in the prevention of various cancers. Celery lowers blood pressure, prevents insomnia and helps with digestive problems.

1 comment:

  1. Thank you so much for the informative post!
    I always love champagne and white wines.... Now I love them more :)

    ReplyDelete

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