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Wine Benefits Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Wine Benefits.

The Truth about Alcohol and Heart Health

The idea that alcohol may be good for your heart has been around for a while. While moderate drinking may offer health benefits, drinking more can cause a host of health problems. So should you turn to alcohol to protect your heart? Here's what y...  Read more

5 Healthy Habits That Can Cause Headaches

Headaches can be frustrating, popping up when you're tense, stressed, dehydrated or otherwise unbalanced. It's easy to blame them on the obvious culprits: a late night, a skipped meal or an insane work schedule. But some of your healthiest ha...  Read more

Alcohol and Weight Loss

Alcohol and weight loss are enemies, but an occasional drink can have a place in a healthy lifestyle. In fact, many experts note the potential health benefits of consuming a single drink per day, including a reduced risk for high blood pressure If, h...  Read more

12 Tips to Drink 8 Cups a Day

Eight glasses of water every day? No matter how you pour them, that’s a lot of liquid. We're talking cups and cups…and cups. Even knowing about the many benefits of meeting your daily quota—increased fat burning, healthier skin...  Read more

Diet-Friendly Alcohol Choices

A key to any successful lifestyle change is moderation. While you may be sticking to a healthier eating plan on most days, certain occasions call for a bit of relaxation, oftentimes in the form of an alcoholic drink. While alcohol is fat-free and low...  Read more

What non-scale benefits have you gained?
Updated 3/12/2014 1:24:50 PM

Nine weeks in, I haven't lost as much weight as I had hoped to by now. As in, I've lost hardly any. But today I went to the doctor, where I proceeded to become exceptionally lost and arrive late (which I hate) for a very stressful appointment....  Read more

Cream Sherry Wine
Updated 3/4/2014 1:26:24 PM

I found a recipe for Chicken Gloria. It sounded wonderful, but called for Cream Sherry Wine.I didn`t know what it was and I never have wine in the house anyway. After searching the internet for substitutions and getting no where, I used cranberry/bl...  Read more

Recognizing Other Benefits
Updated 3/3/2014 11:26:12 PM

I joined SparkPeople.com because I want to lose weight while pursuing a healthier lifestyle. I've been here for about five weeks now, and the scale has moved an almost disappointing five pounds. Instead of being unhappy about my slow progress, I am m...  Read more

can i PLEASE still have wine?
Updated 2/26/2014 1:34:48 PM

I like to come home from work and have a glass of wine once in a while..on Friday night..maybe 2 or 3...if I do everything eles right can I still indulge?...  Read more

Evening Wine
Updated 1/30/2014 9:19:25 PM

I have a very full and hectic day. I find it difficult to relax when I get the opportunity. I tried meditating and stretching routines, but after a month they still weren't helping. I usually don't drink any alcohol, but I found that having 6 - 8 oun...  Read more

Stain Removal

Strange but true: if red wine is spilled on the carpet, pouring some white wine over it will help to temove it!...  Read more

Never let extra wine turn to vinegar- save it this way!

How many of you have opened a bottle of wine to get 1/2 cup for a recipe- then had the bottle go bad before you drank it? How many of you have opened a bottle of wine & decided it really wasn't that great other than possibly for cooking? (how many re...  Read more

Living Healthy with Insulin Resistance/Low GI Diet

For anyone struggling with weight issues due to insulin resistance, diabetes, PCOS, and hypoglycemia. Diet Health Benefits also help reduce HBP, Cholesterol, Triglycerides, & Liver Enzymes. ...  Read more

7 Healthy Swaps that Add Up

At SparkPeople, we strongly believe that the small, everyday choices you make can add up to something amazing. Healthy living isn't about making drastic changes all at once; it's about adding small pieces to the puzzle to end up with fantasti...  Read more

9 Ways to Eat the Mediterranean Way

Maybe it's the olive oil, maybe it's the varied and healthful foods in their diet, or maybe it's the spectacular views of the ocean, but the Mediterranean region is known for good health and longevity. Harvard Women's Health Watch shared these ideas...  Read more