Red wine is believed to have a number of health benefits such as protecting the brain from the effects of Alzheimer’s disease – but it should be drunk in moderation. Photo: Shutterstock

Red wine – is it good or bad for you? It protects against obesity and Alzheimer’s, studies show – but only if drunk in moderation, experts say

  • Rich in antioxidants, red wine has been shown to have a number of health benefits – but if you drink to much of it, you negate them and create other problems
  • One expert shares tips for reaping wine’s benefits while staying healthy, such as ensuring you exercise enough and adopting a plant-based diet
Topic |   Health and wellness

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Red wine is believed to have a number of health benefits such as protecting the brain from the effects of Alzheimer’s disease – but it should be drunk in moderation. Photo: Shutterstock
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Sasha Gonzales

Sasha Gonzales

Sasha writes about a variety of subjects, from health and beauty to design, architecture, food and travel. Her work has appeared in a number of publications in Asia, including Wine & Dine, The Peak, SilverKris and Her World Singapore. She has been writing regularly for the South China Morning Post since 2011.