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The Truth About Red Wine’s Health Benefits

It’s common belief that drinking red wine in moderation can have a number of different health benefits, and it will help you live longer. Is there any truth to this? Laci takes a look at some recent studies that says red wine might not be as helpful as we think it is.

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Red wine’s resveratrol not linked to healthier life

“Sipping red wine or eating chocolate or grapes to take in extra resveratrol may not help you live a longer, healthier life.”

Are Red Wine And Chocolate Not So Healthy After All?

“A new study casts more doubt upon the health benefits of resveratrol, the red wine antioxidant that has garnered so much interest from researchers and the public over the last decade.”

Resveratrol in the diet is no help at all, study says

“So you’ve been feeling virtuous quaffing red wine, nibbling on dark chocolate and popping grapes, thinking you’re reaping the life-extending, disease-fighting, health-promoting benefits of resveratrol.”

Resveratrol in grapes, supplements and other foods

“The resveratrol in red wine comes from the skin of grapes used to make wine.”

Red Wine and Your Heart

“Drinking red wine has been portrayed by the media as a means of combating heart disease.”

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“Studies show wine is heart healthy, but what about the calories?”



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