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Why Is Red Wine Good For Your Heart? | Care2 Healthy Living: I stand by the research that my guilty pleasure, re...

Why Is Red Wine Good For Your Heart? | Care2 Healthy Living: I stand by the research that my guilty pleasure, re...

I stand by the research that my guilty pleasure, red wine is so loaded with antioxidants that it’s necessary to indulge in it regularly. It’s known for polyphenols found in grapes, which protect the body from free radicals that damage cells. Damaged cells can lead to a host of ailments down the line as well as aging. Red wine has been specifically associated with cardiovascular health. While it makes sense that this results from the protection of cells in the body that lead to the breakdown of the cardiovascular system, a new study published in Food Research International points to more precise benefits. According to Nutra Ingredients , red wine actually protects the Omega 3 fatty acids already in the body, which in turn protect the heart. “The result of the present study indicate that red wine polyphenols protect omega 3 PUFA more than omega 6 PUFA of plasma,” said the re...

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