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April is National Stress Awareness Month

According to, "Drinking a glass of wine; is good for your health (and stress)!"

Honoring National Stress Awareness Month, Bottlenotes, an online publication, repeated a popular Daily Sips post paying homage to the health benefits of wine saying,

"While wine alone is of course not a solution to all things stress management, when its consumed in moderation, wine can help!"

The post goes onto say, "Practically an American pastime, stress, say experts, is the underlying cause of numerous chronic illnesses, countless sleepless nights, headaches, backaches, anxiety, depression, interpersonal conflicts. Read more...

Wine and Dementia

Moderate alcohol consumptionparticularly of winemay reduce the risk of dementia. Researchers at Loyola Universitys Chicago Stritch School of Medicine have found that moderate drinking reduces the risk of dementia, Alzheimers disease, and other cognitive impairments by about 23 percent. Moderate drinking is generally considered one drink per day for women. For men, its two drinks. Continue reading.

Wine and Breast Cancer

As many people are aware, breast cancer is the leading type of womens cancer in the United State. According to researchers at Cedar-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles, drinking red wine in moderation may reduce one of the risk factors for breast cancer.

This study, published online in the Journal of Womens Health, found that chemicals in the skins and seeds of red grapes slightly lowered estrogen levels the hormone that fosters cancer cell growth. In the study, the women drank cabernet sauvignon or chardonnay, then switched to the other wine and red wine won. Read about the results here.

On the official Stress Awarness Monthwebsite, find more about stress and ways to relieve it. There are lots of things you can do to manage it including a good glass of wine!

Discover over 60 of the best wineries in the DE-PA-NJ at including the Delaware Beer, Wine and Spirits Trail.

Note: While sipping wine is a great idea, sipping too much is not. Drink responsibly.

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