Sangria is a sweet and fruity beverage but the health benefits it provides depends on what fruits are mixed in and the amount of alcohol. 

There are quite a few benefits to drinking sangria, including preventing certain inflammatory conditions, protecting vision, and promoting a healthy heart, among others. 

·       Increasing antioxidant levels in the body, which prevent chronic diseases

·       Lowering inflammation in the body, including that which causes arthritis, gout, and gastrointestinal problems

·       Preventing hearing loss

·       Protecting vision health due to antioxidants

·       Promoting cardiovascular health by lowering blood pressure

·       Strengthening the immune system due to antibacterial effects

 

INGREDIENTS

·       2 bottles Spanish red wine (Rioja wine is most popular)

·       1/2 cup brandy

·       2 oranges, one juiced and one diced

·       1 green apple, diced

·       1 lemon, diced

·       1 cinnamon stick

·       optional sweetener: simple syrup* or maple syrup

·       optional bubbles: lemon-lime soda, ginger ale or sparkling water

INSTRUCTIONS

1.     Add the wine, brandy, orange juice, diced orange, diced apple, diced lemon and cinnamon stick to a large pitcher.  Stir to combine.  Taste and add in a few tablespoons of sweetener, if desired.

2.     Cover and refrigerate for at least 30 minutes or up to 4 hours.

3.     Serve the sangria over ice, topping off each glass with a splash of bubbly soda (or sparkling water) if desired.

 

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source: https://www.gimmesomeoven.com/sangria/ & https://www.organicfacts.net/sangria.html

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