COUNT ME IN!
Marie Claire says it’s true, so who am I to dispute this fantastic piece of scientific weight loss news? Don’t believe me? Want to look a gift horse in the mouth? I’ll share the article with you just as it appeared in the pages of Marie Claire Magazine – no edits, no comments:
This is a wine related Public Service Announcement
Dear everyone who thought it appropriate to sneer and cast a judgmental eye over us when we’ve admitted to enjoying a glass or few of wine before bed. You can go firmly back in your boxes, because scientists have discovered that drinking wine late in the evening aids weight loss.
The above paragraph is what music to our ears looks like.
Now let’s get scientific with the help from Washington State University and Harvard. In wine there is a chemical called resveratrol which works in the body as a means to stopping fat cells gaining more fat, therefore helping you slim.
And this isn’t one of those incidences when we’re told we can drink wine, but only a thimble mixed with vinegar every other Wednesday, according to scientists, drinking at least two glasses – half a bottle a day can help beat obesity by 70%. There’s no messing around with a number like that, is there?
The reason why coiffing your best glass of Blue Nun in the evening is best, is because the calories help keep you full and reduce the need to late night snack, which is one of the biggest culprits when it comes to weight gain. *Glances towards Pringles under bed*
To back this up with even more scientific evidence, the University of Denmark found that people who drank everyday had slimmer waistlines compared to their sober counterparts, while Harvard’s weight gain study of 20,000 people revealed that out of all of those that gained a large amount of weight, none of them were drinkers.
Oh science we love you. Now we’re off to celebrate your innovative findings by climbing into bed with a bottle of Prosecco.