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Pour yourself a glass a day!
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Ok, ok... maybe not entirely, but you can elongate your lifespan, look younger, and feel younger in that one and only body you've been given if you just drink more! Here is a snapshot of how drinking two 4-5 ounce glasses of red wine a day can elongate your lifespan.

Resveratrol is a compound found in grapes that is highly responsible for many of the anti-aging benefits when consuming wine. This compound protects against sunburn, (really, yep), increases your life span, helps battle dementia (causing slick blood platelets which helps blood flow freely to the brain), reduces stroke, reverses damage from stroke, and prevents blindness (when caused by blood vessel issues).

Procyanidins, another antioxidant compound found in grape seeds, bonds with collagen and encourages elasticity which in turn promotes joint, cell, and blood vessel health.

The science of how wine helps us prevent illness is astonishing, for instance, these compounds work together to help lower estrogen and raise testosterone in premenopausal woman which in turn reduces the risk of developing breast cancer.

No wonder we have been reading separate reports for so long... there really are a lot of health benefits! Overall you can reduce (by approximately 30% to 50%) your risk of developing the following ailments by drinking 2 glasses of wine a day:

  • colon cancer
  • chronic kidney disease
  • cardiovascular disease
  • breast cancer
  • lung cancer
  • liver disease
  • type 2 diabetes
  • dementia
  • depression
  • blindness
  • sunburn

So, once again, raise your glass to yourself, and make an investment in your future.