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Want to stay healthy? Sip on some cognac

By LLM Reporters on 28th June 2016

Boasting an impressive array of health benefits, it’s no wonder cognac is often referred to as the ‘healing drink’.

With well-known rappers such as Drake and Jay Z both declaring fondness for the drink in the charts, cognac (or ‘yak’) is not only popular with the trendy LA set, but is also one of the most healthy alcoholic drinks available. In fact, when consumed in moderation, the liquor has been proven to reduce the chances of weight gain and respiratory problems. Cognac even boasts anti-aging properties!

Below is a round-up of reasons why health-conscious drinkers should opt for a splash of cognac as their tipple of choice for a night out:

Carb Free
Unlike other alcoholic options such as beer, cognac contains no carbohydrates. Cognac doesn’t contribute to the simple sugar breakdown of carbohydrates that can easily be stored as fat, such as those found in beer. Goodbye morning bloat!

Low Sugar
Cognac is a pure product, which means it is low in natural sugar and is free of any other additives. The lack of sugar will prevent those dreaded hunger cravings later in the night, meaning you won’t be stopping off at McDonalds on the way home.

Anti-Ageing
Cognac has been shown to prevent certain types of aging symptoms, including wrinkles on the skin, cognitive issues, poor vision, and other chronic conditions that occur as we age.

Respiratory Conditions
The anti-inflammatory properties in brandy and cognac can help soothe the irritation that comes with coughs and sore throats, leaving you free to sing at the top of your voice all night!

Heart Health
Cognac has also been found to reduce inflammation in the cardiovascular system, which in turn lowers blood pressure. As a result, cognac is said to be able to reduce the amount of negative cholesterol in the heart, helping to balance cholesterol levels.

Distinguished Distillerie Tessendier & Fils launched its premium Park Cognac and 8 Place du Marché Wine in the UK in May of this year. Distillerie Tessendier & Fils produces up to 20 million litres of Cognac per year, making it one of the largest producers in the Cognac region. The renowned distillery has a portfolio of four Cognacs, with the premium Cognac range being Cognac Park.

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