Once your body has digested and absorbed the food you are eating, are you really getting all the benefit from the nutrients?
Before the nutrients that are contained in the foods you eat have actually entered the blood stream, the nutrients are not actually considered to have entered your body. So you can actually eat a whole lot of good food without correctly absorbing its nutrients.
There seems to be debate on whether or not some alcohol is good or bad and whether or not it holds any nutritional value. The debate continues.
Including alcohol such as red wine in ones diet has been said to have some nutritional value due to the antioxidant effect that one may get along with the other chemicals that come along with the wine.