Suzy is right,it is a wonderful source of anti oxidants but it also contains resveratol. Resveratol is a hero in the battle against cancer.Research at the University of Illinois, has found that the plant estrogen (resveratol),foils cancer at every turn by acting as an anti-oxidant, and fighting inflamation., cell mutations, and tumors. Red wine also contains quercetin, and other flavonoids, including the anthocyanins that gives grapes their red color, and gives even stronger defense against free radicals that damage cells and cause cancer. It helps you to avoid eye problems because red grapes contain the carotenoids lutein, and zeaxanthin. They protect against age-related macular degeneration. Red wine also crushes kidney stones. Harvard studies indicate 8 oz. glass of wine daily reduces the risk of stone formation by 39 percent for men and 59 percent in women. The two benefits, help to lower LDL cholesterol(the bad one), and it helps to ward off heart disease, because red wine is made by leaving in the skins of the grapes, and white wine does not.The skin contains more flavbonoids. You can also get these effects from drinking red grape juices, and eating red grapes. Remember, moderation if you do choose to drink red wine,((((hiccup)))
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Red wine isn't listed as a superfood in Dr. Steven Pratt's books, but it does have beneficial properties. It contains antioxidants and is supposed to be good for your heart among other benefits. Here are some links to more information. www.healthcastle.com/redwine-heart.s ht ml
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