Navigation Links
What's Red or White and Fights Fat?
Date:12/17/2009

SEATTLE, Dec. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Here's a New Year's resolution you can keep: drink more wine! It reinforces a healthier lifestyle and starting now, may prevent the holiday weight gain that is an American tradition. "Celebrating the holidays with wine and enjoying better health is truly a win-win," according to Richard Baxter, MD, author of the award-winning new book Age Gets Better with Wine: New Science For a Healthier, Better & Longer Life.

Baxter shares the scientific reasons why moderate wine consumption should be an everyday ritual, especially during the holidays. "Compounds in red wine work at a cellular level to lessen the negative effects of high-fat holiday meals, and help keep blood sugar levels in check. These are some of the reasons why wine drinkers are less likely to be overweight," Baxter notes.

Baxter's advice is that the wine be red and that the older the vintage, the better. He cautions to keep alcohol consumption reasonable. "Moderation is the key, and while wine is not a low-calorie drink, it doesn't contain the sugar calories of many mixed drinks, and calories from alcohol avoid the spike in blood sugar that contributes to weight gain."

Wine's much-touted miracle molecule, resveratrol, is often given full credit for its benefits, and Baxter's book devotes an entire chapter to why this may not be true. What about resveratrol pills? "Despite thousands of studies on resveratrol the evidence for its use as a supplement isn't there yet," says Baxter. "They certainly aren't as enjoyable as a glass of wine, so for now a glass or two of red wine with meals is the best way to get your daily dose of Vitamin W."

Dr. Baxter is a top-rated, board-certified plastic surgeon and anti-aging expert. He has lectured extensively on wine and health and published original research on resveratrol. He is a Medical Director of Calidora Skin Clinics, Medical Director of Healthy Aging, and has been featured in Elle, Web MD, New Beauty, and Spa Magazine. Baxter is a member of the Emerging Trends Committee of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons.

Recently named the best new wine and health book in America by Gourmand, Baxter's Age Gets Better with Wine: New Science For a Healthier, Better & Longer Life is available at Amazon, Barnes & Noble and Borders.

Available Topic Expert(s): For information on the listed expert(s), click appropriate link.

Dr. Richard Baxter

https://profnet.prnewswire.com/Subscriber/ExpertProfile.aspx?ei=79817

SOURCE Dr. Richard Baxter


'/>"/>
SOURCE Dr. Richard Baxter
Copyright©2009 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related medicine news :

1. Most Stem Cells Used in Research Come From Whites
2. New White Paper Details Best Practices of an Occupational Hearing Conservation Program: US Airways
3. Tooth Whitening System Designed by Dr. Jan Linhart Revealed as Highly Effective
4. PeopleStreme Human Capital Releases 'New Trends in Performance Management - 2010' Whitepaper
5. White Pine Systems and Pediatric Web Announce Partnership to Deliver Interoperable and Brandable PHR Solution for Pediatric and Family Practices
6. With White House Jobs Summit This Week KSBH Unveils New TV Ads Targeting Senators on Health Care
7. Beneath the Short White Coat: A Medical Student Reveals All
8. New White Paper Details Six Common Bad Assumptions About Hearing Protection
9. Exercise Guards White Blood Cells Against Aging
10. Alliance Joins President Obama at White House in Commitment to Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) Education
11. American Dental Association Petitions FDA to Classify, Regulate Tooth-Whitening Products
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:5/5/2016)... ... , ... LELO has discovered many people are insecure about their ... email, social media and on the Volonté blog seeking advice about how to actually ... or ‘correct’?” , While some methods are more common than others, there is no ...
(Date:5/5/2016)... ... May 05, 2016 , ... Every year 220 ... heartfelt wishes of these children. The wishes provide hope and motivation through ... CEO of Make-A-Wish Mississippi, Brent Wilson said, “In 2016, the organization will grant ...
(Date:5/5/2016)... Portland, Oregon (PRWEB) , ... May 05, 2016 ... ... the Student American Chiropractic Association (SACA) is slated to host the 2016 National ... chance for all current SACA national officers and chapter officers to come together ...
(Date:5/5/2016)... ... May 05, 2016 , ... Tim Dieter ... serving families of greater Dubuque, IA. The current campaign fundraises for Veteran’s Freedom ... veterans. Donations to Veteran’s Freedom Center may now be made here: http://www.veteransfreedomcenter.com/donate/ ...
(Date:5/5/2016)... ... May 05, 2016 , ... ... for veterinary professionals across the United States. The whole food nutrient solutions company ... patients and giving dog, cat and horse owners’ peace of mind. With the ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:5/5/2016)... ORANGE COUNTY, Calif. , May 5, 2016 ... for nearly a decade due to concerns that ... advances in the approach to imaging, as well ... in a new era of medical peripherals that ... better care.   Ampronix  advanced medical imaging is a ...
(Date:5/5/2016)... 2016 Research ... the  "Europe Thrombocytopenia Market and Competitive ... their offering.       (Logo: ... latest research Europe Thrombocytopenia Market and ... comprehensive insights into Thrombocytopenia pipeline products, ...
(Date:5/4/2016)... , May 4, 2016 ... Market Research entitled "Brain Computer Interface Market - Global Industry ... 2024," the  global brain computer interface (BCI) market  is expected ... The market is estimated to expand at a CAGR ... to 2024. A BCI device provides collaboration ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: