Research Says Champagne Can Do THIS for Your Health

There's a lot that goes into the holiday season. The weather is cold, the food is warm and the drinks are flowing as we cheers to our friends, family and the gratitude that surrounds us. But a lot of people have mixed feelings about how much they tend to indulge during this time of year. Champagne anyone? champagne As easy as it is to gulp a glass of bubbly down, it's also easy to ask yourself how necessary it is that you're doing so on numerous occasions, as the events and parties never seem to come to an end from now through the New Year. But, you'll be happy to note that, according to a 2013 study, Champagne has phenolic compounds that work to improve spatial memory, which is the part of the memory that is related to an individual's environment, or capability of navigation — which deteriorates due to age. In short, the beverage can prevent memory loss. [bctt tweet="Cheers! Finally a healthy reason to drink up. "] To determine this, researchers of the study observed three groups of eight rats as they completed a maze, once at the beginning of the study and then again six weeks later, after they had ingested Champagne. The rats' success at completion increased after the six weeks, providing the researchers with the theory that perhaps the drink can ward off Alzheimer's and dementia. champagne This doesn't mean you should sit around and pour yourself a glass on the daily, however. The researchers suggest adults drink in moderation. "We encourage a responsible approach to alcohol consumption, and our results suggest that a very low intake of one to two glasses a week can be effective," said author Jeremy Spencer, who is a professor in the Department of Food and Nutritional Sciences at the University of Reading. Do you drink one to two glasses of Champagne a week? Source: Popsugar [caption id="attachment_117241" align="alignnone" width="100"]instagram link @BodyRockOfficial[/caption] [caption id="attachment_117242" align="alignnone" width="100"]snapchat code @BodyRockTV[/caption]

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