Although most people do not need a reason to enjoy a glass of wine, here are five facts that will make you feel better when you are pouring your next glass of wine. But before we list all the health benefits in wine, let’s make sure that we are talking about one drink. Although wine glasses come in many shape and sizes, one standard serving of wine is five ounces.
First, wine contains high levels of antioxidants. Antioxidants are essential for fighting off free radicals in your body. Free radicals can cause any number of health problems including cancer, and that glass of wine you are drinking is full antioxidants that will fight them off. Most people believe that red wine is the best to choose for this effect. However, a recent study done by the University of Barcelona found that white wines had just as many and some even more of the cancer-fighting compound than those found in red wines.