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Red Wine Antioxidant Might Help Diabetics' Arteries

Posted 4 May 2017 by Drugs.com

THURSDAY, May 4, 2017 – The antioxidant resveratrol – found in red wine, peanuts and berries – might improve the health of blood vessels in people with type 2 diabetes, a small study suggests. The study found that resveratrol supplements lessened artery stiffness in some people with type 2 diabetes. Stiffening of the arteries, called arteriosclerosis, raises the risk of heart attack and ...

Could Red Wine Ingredient Affect Progression of Alzheimer's?

Posted 11 Sep 2015 by Drugs.com

FRIDAY, Sept. 11, 2015 – High doses of resveratrol, a compound found in red wine and berries, may have some activity against Alzheimer's disease, a preliminary clinical trial suggests. Resveratrol is an antioxidant that certain plants produce to shield against stress from the environment. People ingest small amounts when they eat red grapes, red wine, berries or dark chocolate. Lab research has ...

Resveratrol in Red Wine May Not Be Such a Health Booster, After All

Posted 12 May 2014 by Drugs.com

MONDAY, May 12, 2014 – Resveratrol – a substance found in red wine, grapes and chocolate may not add years to your life, and it doesn't appear to reduce the risk for heart disease or cancer either, according to new research. "When it comes to diet, health and aging, things are not simple and probably do not boil down to one single substance, such as resveratrol," said study lead researcher Dr. ...

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