Red Wine helps prevent heart attacks! Now we know how.
Posted January 31, 2017 by Matthew Romans
For years, we have heard that red wine may be good for our heart health. Specifically, Resveratrol, a component found in grapes was thought to have protective effects. Now, science has shed more light on this. Recent studies have shown that resveratrol reduces the production of TMAO, a compound which forms in the liver and then moves into the bloodstream and can contribute to heart attacks. See the linked article for more detail. In the mean time, hoist a glass or two of your favorite Cabernet!