Today, once again spread belief that alcoholic beverages may be helpful. Maybe so, but only provided moderate their consumption. Excessive alcohol consumption and alcohol remain the most important causes of illness and death. Ethyl alcohol (ethanol) – the main ingredient of alcoholic beverages – is produced by yeast fermentation of starch or sugar. Other substances produced in the process, gives the drink specific taste and aroma. They cause many symptoms of a hangover syndrome.
For example, no alcohol, and contained in red wine polyphenols – the cause of headache. Nevertheless, the main threat to human health when consumed alcohol is just alcohol. The widespread notion that red wine reduces cholesterol in the blood, not scientifically confirmed. At the same time, red wine, increases the blood levels antioxidants that may help prevent aterockleroza, and also reduces blood clotting that is preventing thrombosis. Although alcohol is rich in calories are absorbed almost immediately, there is no the most important nutrients and vitamins. So people get used to drink a lot and little, there is a risk to suffer from nutritional deficiencies such as thiamine, vitamin B, riboflavin, niacin, calcium, magnesium and zinc habit of drinking large quantities harmful to the liver, impairing the ability to metabolize protein and accumulate the vitamin that helps dissolve fat. Consumption of all types of alcohol leads to obesity, but most strongly Obesity develops from the beer and spirits: No wonder the beer lovers there is a characteristic abdomen and increases in the size of the heart.