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Yoga for wine lovers

Yoga for wine lovers

If you feel the need to exercise or get away from your sedentary life-style, perhaps you should try yoga. The cartoonist pair behind Harold’s Planet has developed a particular kind of yoga for wine lovers. Watch the video here:

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Red wine helps reduce cardiovascular diseases and obesity

Two new studies have shown that reveratrol, that can be found naturally in many red wines, have positive effects to fight cardiovascular diseases, which was well known previously, and also obesity. According to the World Health Organisation obesity affects 1.6 billion people. The two reports were published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition. Now, […]

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White wine is dangerous for your teeth

The high acidity found in most white wines can damage your teeth, according to a report in Nutrition Research. The acidity in the wine attacks the calcium and erodes the enamel. If you eat e.g. cheese with the wine the effect may be lessened. This is perhaps not big news. Have you ever been to […]

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Better sex drive for women who drink red wine

Researchers at the Santa Maria Annunziata Hospital in Florence have conducted a study that shows that women who drink red wine lead a more active sex life. The study included 789 women aged between 18 and 50. It showed that those who regularly drank two glasses of red wine per day were much more sexually […]

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Wine is good for your health – especially with food

Researchers at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem have discovered that wine is particularly good for your health if you drink it with food. It has previously not been quite understood why wine is good for you. Wine, in particular red wine, contains polyphenols, which are powerful antioxidants that can counteract cancer and heart disease. But […]

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Wine is like fish, but more fun

An American study has show that a moderate alcohol consumption has a similarly positive effect on the health as eating fish that is rich in omega 3 fats. The study compared wine drinkers with fish eaters and concluded that drinking wine in moderate quantities had the same beneficial effects as eating lots of fish. Just […]

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Warning for pregnant women

Well, its not the pregnant women who are dangerous of course, but drinking wine while you are pregnant. At least according to the warning texts (or alternatively a graphically illustrative symbol) that are now compulsory on wine bottles in France. A new French law for this was approved on October 2.

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