Red Grapes, Wine May Help Ease Depression


New research suggests that red grapes and wine can prevent inflammation as well as depression-related behaviors.

Researchers found that resveratrol, natural anti-inflammatory agent found in the skin of red grapes, blocked the increased inflammation in the brain and also prevented the depressive-like behaviors in animals that would have normally developed those behaviors.

Resveratrol in wine and chocolate could help prevent osteoporosis


Red wine, nuts and chocolate are not only good for the soul, they contain resveratrol which means that they are good for your bones!

Pour that glass of red wine, tuck into that dark chocolate and ditch the guilt – a little indulgence is good for your bones!

A new study has found that resveratrol, a natural anti-inflammatory compound found in red grapes, nuts and other foods, may contribute to better bone density and could be used to prevent or treat osteoporosis.

Drinking Red Wine Could Boost Metabolism: Study


Red wine or even the juice from red grapes could induce fat burning when consumed in moderation, according to a new study at Oregon State University in the U.S.

The findings suggest this could be the basis of a useful dietary supplement for those who are overweight and could help individuals to manage metabolic disorders including fatty liver.

Resveratrol Found In Red Wine May Help Prevent Memory Loss, Study Says


A compound found in foods including red wine, grapes, and peanuts may help prevent age-related memory loss, according to new research published by a faculty member in the Texas A&M Health Science Center College of Medicine.

Drinking moderately seems to minimise mortality risk in the Japanese population


A pooled analysis of six ongoing large-scale cohort studies in Japan estimated the quantitative contribution of alcohol consumption to all-cause and major causes of mortality in the Japanese population

Mediterranean Diet tied to Slower Mental Decline


A new study suggests that elderly people who adhere to a Mediterranean type diet, including moderate total alcohol as well as wine intake, may be at lower risk for cognitive decline in old age.

Reduced risk of cognitive impairment by light to moderate intake of alcoholic beverages


Most studies in Caucasian populations showed that current drinkers with light to moderate consumption of alcoholic beverages reduced their risk of cognitive impairment and dementia.

Regular moderate consumption of alcoholic beverages may lower risk of Type 2 Diabetes


Moderate consumption of alcoholic beverages has been consistently reported to be associated with a lower risk of Type 2 diabetes compared to non-drinkers

Resveratrol may increase a beneficial hormone


Researchers at the University of Texas discovered that the health benefits of resveratrol may be due to the stimulation of the fat hormone adiponectin.

Diabetes prevention - Light drinkers can benefit from half a glass more


In a prospective study in 1990, researchers at the Harvard-University examined 38,031 men free of diabetes or cancer from the Health Professionals Follow-up Study. The consumption of alcoholic beverages was reported at baseline and updated every four years

Moderate Consumption of Alcoholic Beverages May Lower Risk of Metabolic Diseases


Researchers from the Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine at the University of Lausanne (Switzerland) investigated the relationship between the consumption of alcoholic beverages and the prevalence of insulin resistance (IR), metabolic syndrome (MetS) and Type-2-Diabetes (T2DM)

Moderate Intake of Alcoholic Beverages May Protect Against Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease


Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) is associated with metabolic syndrome (MetS). As MetS is inversely associated with moderate intake of alcoholic beverages, Japanese researchers investigated the association between drinking pattern and NAFLD

Familial drinking in Italy: harmful or protective factors?


Research in the US and other countries indicates an association between children’s use of alcoholic beverages and their parents’ use of and attitudes towards alcohol.

FIVIN workshop on the benefits of moderate wine consumption in association with Mediterranean diet


In association with the Consejo Regulador D.O. Málaga y Sierras de Málaga, a
workshop on health aspects related to wine consumption in association with
Mediterranean diet has been organised by the Spanish "Foundation for the Research on Wine and Nutrition" (FIVIN), with a focus on the public health aspects of moderate wine consumption

Mediterranean-style diet improves heart function


Using data from 276 identical and fraternal male twins (Emory Twins Heart Study), researchers found that middle-aged men eating a Mediterranean-style diet had a greater heart rate variability (HRV) than those eating a Western-type diet

Moderate consumption of alcoholic beverages and the risk of recurrent cardiovascular events in patients with vascular disease and diabetes mellitus


A study investigated the relation between the consumption of alcoholic beverages, specific vascular events and mortality in a high-risk population of patients with clinical manifestations of vascular disease and diabetes

Moderate consumption of alcoholic beverages may play a role in preventing Alzheimer’s disease


A case control study from Spain investigated the effects of alcoholic beverages and smoking on the risk of Alzheimer’s Disease (AD)

Moderate intake of red wine can provide cardiovascular protection


Endothelial progenitor cells (EPCs) are bone-marrow derived cells that are mobilized into the peripheral circulation when vascular repair is required.In this study, the underlying molecular mechanism of EPC migration was investigated in young healthy volunteers who drank 250 ml of red wine daily for 21 days.

More News about resveratrol - It may neutralize toxicity of proteins related to Alzheimer's disease


Researchers have found that resveratrol, an active ingredient in red wine, may have potential health benefits for Alzheimer’s disease. In this research, resveratrol targeted and neutralized the toxicity in vitro of a select set of protein arrangements, known as peptide isoforms, which have been linked to Alzheimer’s disease.

Slovenia to join the implementation of the Wine in Moderation programme


Slovenia will join soon the list of countries wherethe Wine in Moderation programme is being implemented, after United Kingdom, Italy, France, Spain, Portugal, Germany, Malte and Greece

Moderate consumption of alcoholic beverages and different types of stroke


Among adults worldwide, stroke is the second leading cause of death and ranks fourth in overall burden of disease. Thus, stroke is an international health problem with high human and economic costs associated.

Intake of alcoholic beverages and mortality in older men and women


A prospective study was carried out to examine whether the consumption of alcoholic beverages influences the mortality of men and women over the age of 65 years.

Moderate drinking after heart attack has benefits


Moderate drinkers who continue the habit after suffering a heart attack may fare better than post-heart attack patients who give up consuming alcoholic beverages.

Polyphenols in red wine may halt prostate cancer growth


Scientists now know exactly why polyphenols in red wine and green tea inhibit cancer growth.

Polyphenols in red wine may halt prostate cancer growth


Scientists now know exactly why polyphenols in red wine and green tea inhibit cancer growth.

Portuguese Mediterranean-style diet may be good for the heart


A new study shows that the Southern European Atlantic Diet may help protect the heart. Researchers at the University of Porto Medical School in Porto, Portugal, report that residents of northern Portugal and the Galicia region in the northwest of Spain have very low rates of death from heart disease.

Resveratrol can shield brain from stroke damage


New research demonstrates that resveratrol might provide protection against brain damage following a stroke.

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