December 2012 Issue
Research Roundup: December 2012
Alcohol-free red wine may lower blood pressure. Spanish researchers found that dealcoholized red wine, which has the same amount of polyphenols as red wine containing alcohol, was more effective at reducing blood pressure than red wine containing alcohol. Men at high risk for heart disease were given red wine, non-alcoholic red wine, or gin, daily for four weeks. Non-alcoholic red wine drinkers had the most significant blood pressure decrease, translating to a possible 14 percent reduction in heart disease risk and 20 percent in stroke risk.
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