Drink Up – Certain Wines Provide a Number of Health Benefits [VIDEO]
Everyone's favorite fermented grape can give you better skin, lower blood pressure, and maybe even make you immortal! OK, that last part I made up.
I'm not much of a wine drinker, nor could I tell you the difference between a pinot grigio, a pinot noir, or a sauvignon blanc. I know there's red wine and there's white wine. I know some wines are considered "dry", while others are classified as "sweet". And I know I prefer sweet over dry.
My wife on the other usually drinks a glass each night after the kids go to bed as a way to unwind at the end of the day, while I choose to indulge in a whiskey (or sometimes rum) and coke. As it turns out, this nightly ritual may be helping my wife live longer.
Actress Judy Greer (13 Going on 30, Love and Other Drugs, various TV roles) hosts a web series on Yahoo! called Reluctantly Healthy where she interviews experts in the fields of nutrition, exercise, and general health to show people like you and me how to tack on a few extra years to our lifespans.
Recently, Judy traveled to a wine store in southern California to speak with Edgar Poureshagh about the various benefits a nice, relaxing glass of wine can provide.