Tequila is liquor, but if you compare it with other liquors, drinking tequila has some health benefits. If you want to feel the benefits of tequila, just buy a bottle of pure tequila made from 100% of agave. Avoid brands that have been mixed with various other ingredients.
The law in Mexico stipulates that tequila drinks can only be made from blue agave plants and it only grows in certain areas like Jalisco. Unlike America, the laws in the United States allow being mixed with ingredients like sugar so that tequila tends to be intoxicating.
So why you should try to drink tequila? Compared with other alcoholic beverages, there are some facts about this drinks, so the tequila health benefits can be felt by the body. Here we see one by one.
1. Tequila lowers cholesterol
A study by the American Chemical Society concludes tequila can nourish the heart and give the heart the ability to lower bad cholesterol and raise levels of good cholesterol (HDL). Maybe you do not believe it! But make sure you only drink a small amount. Drinking liquor in small size can provide benefits for the heart.
2. Tequila alcohol is low in calories
This drink is made from agavins, this is a sugar that is not digested and derived from the whole body that not converted to energy. Agavins are consist of complex molecules that prevent the blood sugar from responding. In addition, melting in agavins also serves to improve the body’s metabolism. So, this is different from most alcohol that tends to weaken the body’s metabolism.
3. Helps digestion
Maintaining digestive health is very important because the origin of various diseases is from the destruction of digestion. In addition to adding probiotics, you can consume tequila after meals to improve your digestive health. This drink can also stimulate your appetite and metabolism.
4. Tequila is Gluten-free drinks
If your body is intolerant to gluten, tequila is a safe drink for you. Tequila is free of gluten so you should not be afraid of allergies and celiac disease. But it should be known also that tequila drinks are free of protein because it is made from agave not from wheat as vodka.
However, we do not recommend for always drinking tequila. If you want to compare between several types of alcoholic beverages, then tequila is still safe for you.