‘Wine is a constant proof that God loves us and loves to see us happy’. Yes, this saying from Benjamin Franklin shows the true love he had for wine. Every year, there is a spell of headlines about the health benefits of wine. But, do you think whether drinking wine can really make a difference in your health? Here is the new, in fact, a very good news indeed that was revealed by the latest studies. The American Heart Association states that the health benefits come from moderate consumption of wine for sure.
Let me tell you one thing: Wine drinkers have a 34% lower mortality rate as compared to spirit drinkers. So, do you wish to lead a longer life? Then take some wine every day.
- Lowers risk of heart attack
- Brings down the risk of type-2 diabetes
- Lowers stroke risk
- Cuts the risk of cataracts
- Colon cancer risk is reduced
- Slows brain decline
When wine alone can bring these benefits, how about marinating your favorite steak into wine?
It is difficult for many of us to utter the word ‘steak’. The reason is that our mouth starts watering immediately when uttering this word. As you know, it is a thick and flat cut of beef. The special thing about steak is that it is cut perpendicular to the muscle fibers. As you know, steak is a tricky food to cook in the right manner. This holds true particularly if you do not have much experience in cooking. But, you can enjoy its taste after varying degrees of cooking as per your tastes.
Health Benefits of Steak:
Steak is good for health in a number of ways. It is known to improve neurological function, preventing diarrhea, preventing allergic reactions, and what more? It is effective against oxidative stress. There are many other benefits associated with steak consumption. When wine is beneficial for your health and steak is also beneficial, how about combining both. Yes, I am talking about marinating your steak in wine. I wish to share one thing with you here: Marinating your steak will help you gain better benefits for your health both from the steak and from the wine.
Marinating to Enhance the Taste:
If you wish to make your steak more tender and flavorful, you have no other option other than marinating. This is a process where you soak your steak in wine before you actually cook it.
Why should you marinate your steak in wine?
For marinating, different liquids are used and let me tell you one thing: Marinating in wine can help you get both the health benefits of wine and steak besides enhancing the taste of your steak to manifold. Here are some of the benefits of marinating on wine:
- It will bring down the risk of cancer to a great extent
- It will prevent the growth of bacteria
- It will help with easier digestion
Steak is not just delicious, but it is also loaded with a lot of minerals, vitamins, and proteins. This means that it can go a long way in improving your health and when it is marinated in wine, you can get the benefits associated with wine as well. So, buckle up to taste great-tasting steak with wine!
By: Annie Wesley