Research has suggested that red wine is beneficial to heart health. The cardioprotective effect has been attributed to antioxidants present in the skin and seeds of red grapes. Scientists believe the antioxidants, called flavonoids, reduce the risk of coronary heart disease.
Advice & Tips:
As a compulsive person who takes a prescribed drug that induces alcohol cravings (bupropion, as part of hypomania, dose-dependent) and another that inensifies the effects of alcohol (venlafaxine, dose-dependent), there is an argument for my not drinking at all. Most recently, exercising control via the shopping budget seems to work well.