05 Jul '11, 5pm

Red Wine is "Exercise in a Bottle"? | Care2 Causes

Red Wine is "Exercise in a Bottle"? | Care2 Causes

An ingredient in red wine, resveratrol , can — based on experiments done in rats, mind you — negate the effects of a sedentary lifestyle according a new study . Resveratrol is the so-called “healthy” ingredient in red wine and, notes CBS , can help to lower “bad” cholesterol, as well as protect the lining of heart vessels. The study in question was specifically looking at the adverse effects of weightlessness in space on astronauts, whose health suffers from not being able to engage in physical activity at zero gravity, with resulting losses in muscle and bone mass. I know, so far this study seems to be only about rats and astronauts. Here’s CBS ‘s description of how research for the study was carried out: .. scientists mimicked the inactivity astronauts experience by hanging rats by their back legs. Half the rats received a daily dose of resveratrol, and half did not. Wha...

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