Tips About The Red Wine


Red wine is often considered to have many health effects for human bodies. Does it mean that you can drink freely? In fact, drinking red wine should follow some basic guidelines. Here are some tips about these guidelines.


Avoid Drinking Red Wine With Seafood
Although red wine with red meat is a great match because the combination of tannins in the wine with red meat protein can act nearly instantly, it is a different story for seafood. Some typical seafood such as fresh salmon, swordfish or tuna are rich in natural oils which can match well with red wines, a high level of tannins may result in a bad effect on the taste of seafood and the red wine will produce some unpleasant metallic taste as well. Generally white grape wine will match well with white meat dishes which is considered as a good general advice.

Avoid Vinegar When Drinking Red Wine
Most salads often do not affect wine styles. However, if you mix the red wine with vinegar, red wine will lose its original taste. Lemon water can be a good choice because the citric acid can match well with most wines. Moreover, cheese and wine is usually considered as the ideal combination.

Pregnant Women With Red Wine
It is often believed that small amount of wine is non-destructive to health and fetal health for pregnant women. However, some medical researchers release some warnings to those mothers-to-be: even some small amounts of alcohol in the body of may cause harms to the fetus particularly on fetal brainstem which may result in mental incapacity and ADHD after the birth of the baby.

Patients With Liver Disease
In General, moderate drinking is a healthy habit because of liver detoxification of alcohol can improve the metabolism in the body. However, for patients with liver diseases (including chronic viral hepatitis, alcoholic liver disease, drug-induced liver disease, fatty liver etc), their liver functionality has been compromised and therefore not appropriate to drink a large amount of wine.

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