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Red Wine helps prevent heart attacks! Now we know how.

For years, we have heard that red wine may be good for our heart health. Specifically, Resveratrol, a component found in grapes was thought to have protective effects. Now, science has shed more light on this. Recent studies have shown that resveratrol reduces the production of TMAO, a compound which forms in the liver and then moves into the bloodstream and can contribute to heart attacks. See the linked article for more detail. In the mean time, hoist a glass or two of your favorite Cabernet!

Resveratrol and Heart Health

Posted January 31, 2017 by Tim Rankin