We weren’t aware that the bubbly we’re drinking on the reg actually has a quite a few scientifically-proven health benefits, until now. Luxury and good for your health, why not cheers for that!
While a glass of red or white wine contains between 135 and 200 calories, a glass of brut (dry) champagne clocks in at only 95. And the low-sugar version, called “low dosage”, has a mere 65 calories per glass.
It prevents dementia and memory loss
Drinking one to three glasses of champagne each week can boost brain health. The study was done on rats, half of whom were served champagne every day for six weeks. The rats were tasked with completing a maze, and while the sober rats had an average success rate of 50 percent, the bubbly drinkers had a 70 percent success rate.
It’s good for your skin
Champagne detoxifies the skin with antioxidants, and its lightening tartaric acid helps even out the skin tone. For those with oily skin, its antibacterial properties [help with] breakouts.
It’s a heart-healthy beverage
In fact, it’s just as good for your heart as red wine. Two glasses of champagne a day may be good for your heart and circulation and could reduce the risks of suffering from cardiovascular disease and stroke.
It may actually help you drink less in the long run
Champagne and other effervescent drinks have been shown to make people drink slower and feel full more quickly. There’s even a diet plan based around it.