The Best Wines for Your Health

Find out which wines to drink for your health.

The Best Wines for Your Health

Imagine a world in which wine was decoded based on the health cures it offers. You could walk down the aisle of your favorite wine shop and look for a wine that not only has a full body, fruity notes, or a dry finish but is also catered towards your unique wellness needs. From allergies to heart health, different types of wine offer unique benefits. With the help of registered dietitian Ashley Koff, we are going to uncover which ones target your biggest health needs.

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Allergies

Do you find yourself congested after a few glasses of wine? It’s possible that histamines are the culprit. Try sticking to Sauvignon Blanc, a dry white wine that is lower in histamines than red wine. This type of wine also has fewer congeners compounds so it won’t leave you with the dreaded headache or hangover. Red wines can also aggravate allergy symptoms, so be mindful of that if you’re allergy prone.

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Is Your Stomach Cramp Actually Diverticulitis?

It may not just be indigestion.

We've all been there — we get a cramp in our stomach, maybe with some nausea or constipation. It's easy to think it may just be indigestion. But what if it's something more serious like diverticulitis? That's a condition of inflammation or infection in one or more small pouches that can form in your digestive tract. Here's how to tell the difference between the pain and how to know when you should see a doctor.