The tastes, the perfumes and the cultural heritage are fundamental aspects to know the Italian wine
, but today we will deal with a side that normally is discussed less, that is to say the beneficial effects of wine on health.
Indeed, if consumed in the right quantity, wine is endowed with many properties that have affects positively human health. The presence of polyphenols (mostly in red wine) provides a preventive effect against arteriosclerosis, diabetes, hypertension and generally against cardio-circulatory diseases.
Another substance contained in red wine
is resveratrol, an antitumoral polyphenolics compound par excellence as it acts against free-radicals, developing an antioxidant and anti-inflammatory action too.
OIP has selected over 6000 wines from every Italian region, you just have to leaf through the catalogue finding the ideal wine for every occasion.