A key compound in red wine could have a direct beneficial effect on
heart cells, report researchers from the US, building on a raft of
science that suggests this popular beverage could play a role in
preventing heart disease.
A polyphenol extract made from selected red grapes from the south
of France has been shown to signficantly reduce lipid deposits in
arteries, and produced a greater effect than red wine, reports its
Still red wine sales are set to grow at a rate faster than that of
the global wine market as a whole over the next five years, driven
by increasing awareness of health issues and a more knowledgeable
wine drinking public, according...
The polyphenols in red wine have already been shown to help lower
the risk of heart disease, but the latest research from Spain - one
of Europe's largest wine producing nations - shows that it can also
help fight the onset of...
French people include in their diets as much animal fat as people
in many other countries, they do not smoke less and their level of
blood cholesterol is not lower. Despite all this heart disease is
low. So what's the secret?...