November 14, 2011

The seven healthy sins: Sometimes the bad can also do good


Red wine is rich in antioxidants called polyphenols, which, according to the Mayo Clinic, may help protect the lining of the blood vessels in your heart. In particular, a polyphenol called resveratrol reduces so-called bad cholesterol and prevents blood clots.

Vancouver Sun, by Randy Shore, 11/14/11

Tags: Preventive Medicine

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