Is Wine the New Diet Drink?

There’s something funny about the fact that celebs choke down gross diet drinks to stay thin when they could be enjoying a glass of wine like normal people. New research found that wine (seriously, wine!) can help keep your weight in check. Of course, you can’t chug a bottle and look like Marisa Miller (or pair your cabernet with a pint of ice cream), but drinking it in moderation—that means about a glass a day, tops—has some awesome perks. We asked doctors to explain.

Happy Hour Does Your Body Good…

The evidence is impressive. Researchers kept tabs on nearly 20,000 normal-weight women for 13 years. Over time, the women who drank a glass or two of red wine a day were 30 percent less likely to be overweight than the nondrinkers (they tracked women who drank liquor and beer too, but the link was strongest for red wine). That’s not surprising, since vino has other benefits. “It’s rich in antioxidants that reduce cholesterol and blood pressure,” says Jana Klauer, a New York City physician specializing in nutrition and metabolism.

How to Blind Taste Wine Like a Sommelier photo

How to Blind Taste Wine Like a Sommelier

Origin Wine unveils the Stormhoek Stack photo

Origin Wine unveils the Stormhoek Stack

Rapper to stand by year-old promise to buy drinks for all 100k followers photo
Your Edition
Follow Us
The Online Women's Magazine for Fashion, Sex Advice, Dating Tips, and Celebrity News - Cosmopolitan
Daily PageViews
More from this source
Featured this week
Spring Open Weekend in Bot River photo

Spring Open Weekend in Bot River

Mince and Cheese Pies photo

Mince and Cheese Pies

Recommended Resources
4388 Subscribers

125 Subscribers