Celebrate Holi with Vodka
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The Holi festival commemorates the victory of good over evil, brought about by the burning and destruction of the demoness named Holika. People spend the day smearing colored powder all over each other’s faces, throwing colored water at each other, having parties, and dancing under water sprinklers. Lets Celebrate Holi with Vodka.
Vodka is a popular beverage which is generally composed of ethanol and water. Vodka is a colorless, odorless and flavorless drink, and therefore, blends smoothly with most other drinks without asserting itself. This makes Vodka extremely popular among men and women. Vodka is an alcoholic beverage produced from the process of fermentation of starchy foods like wheat, rice, potatoes and sugar. Vodka first originated in Poland and is now produced and consumed worldwide. Traditionally, vodka has been used as a medicine. lets have a look at the nutritional and health benefits of vodka.
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1) Helps you lose weight
Vodka is a carbohydrate and sugar-free drink which provides very few calories when consumed neat or without any fat-based mixers. It offers no harmful cholesterol and fats. According to USDA Data Nutrient Laboratory, Vodka is carbohydrate-free and has only 64 calories per ounce.
2) Vodka reduces Stress
Vodka is known to substantially reduce stress, perhaps the most effective alcoholic drink in this regard. When consumed in decent quantities.It has sleep inducing properties and has a calming effect on the brain.
3) Vodka for Heart
Another benefit of drinking vodka is its protective effect against heart diseases. Vodka assists in developing collateral vessels, which aid in efficient blood circulation. More collateral vessels signify more pathways for oxygen. They also help in reducing the risk of hardening of artery walls.Unobstructed flow of blood in the heart components prevents the development of major illnesses such as stroke and cardiac arrest. It also aids in promoting the amount of HDL (good) cholesterol in the body.
4) Relieves tooth ache
Gum pain or toothache can be relieved by using vodka as a mouthwash. Letting some of the vodka get absorbed in the gums may help in reducing the pain in the infected area It is a natural disinfectant and can help ward off harmful germs. It can even be used along with clove or cinnamon in specific quantities work as an effective mouthwash and cures bad breath.
5) Healthy skin and hair: . Vodka acts as an astringent i.e. it helps in shrinking the body tissues. It works wonderfully well on the skin and help cleanse the pores and tighten them. Vodka has been found quite useful and is included in a variety of botanical beauty stuff such as cleansers, toners and anti-acne products. It also has antiseptic properties and thus can be applied to cuts and wounds.
It promotes healthy hair growth by cleansing the scalp and eliminating toxins from the hair. Vodka helps in treating the problem of dandruff, using with hair oil can become it a nice alternative conditioner and can help in combating dry scalp
Caution : Although vodka may contribute in the above mentioned health benefits, however excess consumption of alcohol in any form enhances the risk of major diseases associated with multiple organs such as brain, liver and pancreas.
How much vodka is considered moderate?
National Institute of Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA) has pronounced moderation as 3-4 drinks in a day with not more than 14 drinks in a week for men and 2-3 drinks in the day for women limiting to seven drinks in a week.
Lets Play Safe Holi! Enjoy Holi!
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