Wine is touted to have health benefits. So raise your glass and toast to good health - Friday is National Wine Day. Case-in-point, drinking a daily glass of red wine is good for the bacteria lining your large intestine. A new Spanish study suggests that sipping about 9 ounces of merlot, or a low-alcohol red wine, changed the mix of good and bad bacteria typically found in the colon, in ways that can benefit your health. Bacteria may sound like a bad thing to have in your intestinal tract, but having a balanced mix of them actually helps to digest food, regulate immune function, and produce vitamin k, which plays a key role in helping your blood clot.
Wine Makes Bad Bacteria Good
Helps Balance Your Intestinal Tract
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