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Monday, January 15, 2007

To Your Health: Study Says Red or White Wine Has Cardio Benefits

A study by researchers at the University Of Connecticut School Of Medicine and the University of Milan has found that white wine may offer many of the heart healthy benefits that have been attributed to red wine.

The study, published in the American Chemical Society Journal of Agricultural & Food Chemistry, notes that the pulp of grapes has the same compounds as grape skins. Previous studies have suggested that compounds found in the skins, which are left on the grape in the making of red wines, offer the best protection against cardiovascular diseases.

The researchers said grapes contain polyphenolic antioxidants are found in both the skins and the grape pulp.

1 comment:

Marcus said...

I'm not surprised to read this. I've had to start a label called health value on my wine blog.