Science Reveals Wine's Secret Side Effects

Grapes are healthy, right? Yes & no. All types of wine—red, white, & sparkling—are healthy. It challenges winos to limit their intake. Here, nutritionists reveal the hidden side effects of wine.

Red wine does more than help you relax & unwind after a long day. It's also packed with antioxidants. Red wine contains plant-based polyphenols like resveratrol.

You may drink antioxidants.

Red wine antioxidants help heart health, too. No, no amount of wine will heal a broken heart. Poon suggests researching resveratrol instead.

It's heart-healthy

Keith-Thomas Ayoob, EdD, RD, FAND, associate clinical professor emeritus at Albert Einstein College of Medicine, says resveratrol may also affect male fertility.

Increase or decrease male fertility.

Do you use an adult bottle to get sleepy? If this becomes a habit, beware. Poon explains that while a glass of wine may make you tired & fall asleep quickly.

You could wake up

Wine goes down easy, but it's not good for you. It has 100-150 calories per five ounces but no protein or fibre.

Possible weight gain

Allergic reaction possible.10% of the population is allergic to wine. Yes, popping a cork may cause a body reaction.

Science Reveals Wine's Secret Side Effects

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