Put down the kale smoothie and pick up a glass of pinot noir, a new study claims two glasses of wine before bed will help you lose weight.
Red wine, the drink attributed to boosting your immune system, lowering your blood pressure and encouraging you to drunk text boys, is also here to help you shed those extra KG’s.
A study published on the Washington State University website claims that berries and grapes convert excess white fat into calorie-burning beige fat. It is the micronutrient resveratrol found in these fruits that can help prevent obesity, and thanks to the fermentation process used to make wine it is easy to absorb when you drink your favourite bottle of red. It absorbs EVEN BETTER with food so, you know, just chuck in a cheese plate once in a while too.
While the wine is definitely helping, the study did say that “For consumers who want to add fibre and these bioactive compounds to their diet, it’s much better to eat the whole fruit.” So, you do you.
In other red wine news researchers at the University Of New South Wales are looking into creating a pill that has the benefits of 1,000 bottles of red wine.
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