There Might Be A Health Benefit To Popping Champagne Bottles
A study suggests that a glass or two of champagne a week might help prevent dementia and memory loss.By Lexie Hammesfahr | November 9, 2015
Pop those bottles, y'all. And maybe share with some friends. A University of Reading study found that drinking one to three glasses of the bubbly drink a week could help delay the onset of dementia, as well as counteract memory loss. (Video via Moet & Chandon)
That's because the alcoholic drink contains a higher-than-normal level of phenolic compounds that help change proteins to better store memories in the brain. Phenolics are found in two red grapes — Pinot Noir and Pinot Meunier — both of which are used in the production of champagne.