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red wine

an alcoholic liquor made by fermenting grapes, the fruit of Vitis vinifera, with their skins (which imparts color); has been used as a tonic.
The health benefits of wine are variously attributed to alcohol and polyphenols which include (1) flavonoid antioxidants also found in various foods—e.g., oranges, grape juice, apples, onions, tea and cocoa, and (2) non-flavonoid antioxidants, in particular resveratrol, which appears to prevent damage to blood vessels, raise 'good' (HDL-) cholesterol, and reduce 'bad' (LDL-) cholesterol, inflammation and thrombosis

red wine

An alcoholic beverage made from pressed grapes, which contains polyphenolic antioxidants. Consumption of red wine, not in excess of 1 to 2 glasses per day, is associated with reduced risk of coronary artery disease.
See also: wine
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Women who drank moderate amounts of red wine were found to have the highest ovarian reserve.
com/article/S0955-2863%2814%2900208-3/abstract) study by Oregon State's College of Agricultural Studies found that drinking a glass of red wine not only helped reduce body fat but it also led to lower blood sugar.
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In addition to trans-resveratrol, the new supplement contains BioVin, a red wine extract that has also been found to be high in antioxidants.
The drier the red wine, the greater the inhibitory impact, while the opposite was observed with the sweeter red wines.
In this study, 15 healthy men underwent irradiation with UVB light and then drank a fixed volume of one of three red wines over 40 minutes.
Various substances can reduce the HA content: an olive oil, lemon juice and garlic marinade cut HAs in grilled chicken by 90% and red wine reduced HAs in fried chicken.
Red wine has also been shown to lower HAs in fried chicken.