Dr. Steven Gundry, one of the nations top cardiac surgeon and author of the still top selling book “The Diet Revolution” and soon to publish “The Plant Paradox.” has a few helpful tips for us this holiday season on which alcoholic beverage are best for us and why. Read on to get the tips, and happy Celebrating!
Four ways to choose a healthier tipple to toast with this holiday season:
1. Champagne is good.
Champagne grapes = polyphenols + studies show it can improve memory in women.
2. Drink aged spirits over un-aged.
The wood from the barrel infuses the spirit with polyphenols. For example, anejo tequila has more health benefits than silver.
3. Red wine better than white wine.
White wine = more sugar, very little antioxidants, etc.
Red wine = resveratrol, quercetin