Have our prayers been answered? Have those glasses of wine I consumed post-workout last night been rationalized? Is it too good to be true?
According to a study on the health benefits of resveratrol, a compound found in red wine, your body could receive some of the benefits of hitting the gym without sweat-inducing exercise.
According to researchers at
A Glass Of Red Wine May Be Equivalent To An Hour At The Gym
Jason Dyck, the lead researcher, writes that the discovery might be helpful for people who just can't exercise, saying, I think resveratrol could help patient populations who want to exercise but are physically incapable.
Resveratrol could mimic exercise for them or improve the benefits of the modest amount of exercise that they can do Sure, we’ve heard a glass of red wine with dinner is “healthy,” but most of us never really wrapped our minds around what that means.
To reap the benefits of resveratrol, you could also munch on some kinds of nuts or fruit that also contain it, like pistachios and grapes.
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And red wine does still count towards your alcohol intake, so be careful not to overindulge.