Thursday, 25 February 2016

The Health Benefits of Vodka Consumption

Do you know that drinking vodka can be healthy? Vodka is probably the most mixable liqueur available, thus it is used in many cocktails, complete with different flavours and styles. There are many vodka cocktail recipes, that you can easily learn. Some of these popular recipes include cosmopolitan, bloody mary, black russian and lemon drop martini.
However, not many people are aware that there are some surprising health benefits of vodka. There is a great nutritional value in vodka. It is a carbohydrate and sugar-free drink with very few calories. It is a trendy drink that scores well in the bar menu.

The following points shed more light on the health benefits of vodka:

1.Stress reduction: A scientifically measured benefit of vodka is stress reduction. It reduces stress better than any other alcoholic drink. If consumed in a controlled quantity, it helps in relaxing mind impressively. It also helps in inducing sleep and leaves a calming effect on the brain.

2.Diet and digestion: A Vodka beverage may help in treating common digestive disorders too. It is added in small quantities in a variety of dishes. Apart from the flavour, it aids in food digestion. It contains absolutely no fat and can be incorporated in a low-calorie meal.

3.Healthy skin and hair: It can serve as a beauty aid as it works well on skin and helps in cleansing the pores. Vodka is used in many botanical beauty products such as toners, cleansers and anti-acne products. For hair, it promotes healthy growth and eliminates toxins when applied on the scalp. It cleanses the scalp and helps in treating dandruff.

4.Disinfectant, antitoxin and antiseptic: Vodka is all three in one, a good disinfectant, antitoxin and an antiseptic. It helps in preventing infections.    

Vodka is appreciated for its therapeutic value both as a consumable medication as well as an external lotion for the body. But be careful with consumption, as vodka has immense benefits but only when consumed within limits.

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