When we eat out at a fancy place, we like to drink champagne with whatever food we are eating especially if it’s steak of grilled chicken breasts. Champagne is a type of sparkling wine that originally comes from the region northeast of France aptly called the Champagne region.
We usually like drinking champagne when celebrating special occasions or celebrating special accomplishments. Amazingly, moderate drinking of champagne has some positive effects for the body. Let’s take a look at some of them.
Fewer calories than red or white wine
If you are torn between choosing champagne over red wine for dinner, this may help you decide. Studies show that champagne contains fewer calories compared to white or red wine. It only has about 90 calories while red and white wine contain about a hundred.
Champagne is as heart healthy as a glass of red wine. It is made from both red and white grapes, which contain resveratrol, an essential antioxidant that reduces bad cholesterol levels and prevents blood clotting.
Makes memory sharper
Occasional drinking of champagne can improve a person’s short term memory and even improve spatial memory. Certain proteins found in champagne can help boost your short-term memory by up to 200%, according to studies.
Champagne is full of essential antioxidants that helps the body fight free radicals. The existence of free radicals in the body is linked with fatigue, weight gain and diseases. To make your champagne drink healthier and to add more flavor, you can add some fruits like berries or a hint of lemon.