Feeling guilty about that extra glass of wine at Xmas? Well, DON’T

It is at times like these when we realise that science has our backs. 

Yet another study has just proved to us the benefits of that occasional glass of red wine. 

So while we are not telling you to go on a mad one and have an entire two bottles to your self, you should definitely not feel too guilty about having that extra glass of vino around the Christmas period. 

According to research conducted by the University of Alberta in Canada, one glass of wine is JUST as healthy as an hour long gym session.

All the more reason to ditch the runners and embrace the festive season while it lasts people! 

The study showed that consuming a particular compound in red wine called Resveratrol actually has similar health benefits to exercising. 

Yep, we're talking improved muscle function, physical appearance and sheer strength. 

"Resveratrol could mimic exercise for [people] or improve the benefits of the modest amount of exercise that they can do," said the lead researcher ​Jason Dyck​.

Yep, that's enough evidence for us. Bring on the weekend. 

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