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8 Facts About Wine That Will Make You Say "Hakuna Moscato!"

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Red wine can help fight cavities.

You heard right. A study from the Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry found that drinking red wine can kill plaque-causing bacteria on teeth. I guess there's a benefit to that flashy purple wine mouth.

Drinking red wine can help combat obesity.

While studies for this claim have only been conducted on women, evidence proves that drinking moderate amounts of red wine can lessen the chances of weight gain. Hey ladies, red wine contains zero fat and zero cholesterol. Can I get a "HOLLA"? I mean, wine is made from grapes and grapes are made from the earth, so therefore, wine is a healthy gift from the Gods.

Red wine drinkers tend to have a longer lifespan.

Scientists have discovered that an ingredient contained in red wine, reservatrol, can prevent memory loss, inhibit the formation of cancer, and lessen the existence of fat cells in the body, all of which contribute to an extended life expectancy. Sip, sip, hooray!

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