Category Archives: Red Wine

Red Wine and Anxiety

Resveratrol is a polyphenolic substance found in large amounts in red wine. Resveratrol is associated with a number of health effects and this has been linked to its antioxidant effects. As antioxidants are protective of mood disorders, it has been … Continue reading

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Resveratrol As A Treatment For Anxiety

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Are Low Energy Neuroprotective?

Fasting has been known to produce anticonvulsant effects since the 1920’s. In fact low energy diets and fasting are recorded at effective treatments for epilepsy by mainstream medicine. As understanding of this process has increased, it has become clear that … Continue reading

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How Do Red Wine Antioxidants Protect Lipoproteins?

Lipoprotein oxidation is considered a possible mechanism by which atherosclerosis can develop. The process is not fully understood, but it has become apparent that only oxidised lipoproteins are involved in the process of atherosclerotic plaque formation in humans. This has … Continue reading

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Anthocyanin Chemistry: Colour Changes

Anthocyanins are a group of phytonutrients with polyphenolic structures. They belong to the flavonoid group of nutrients and possess A, B and C rings with various subgroups that produces a range of different chemicals. Anthocyanins are found in plants as … Continue reading

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The Metabolic Effects of Various Drinks

While much of the attention in nutritional circles is given to foods and their metabolic effects, drinks too can play an important role in human health. Although there are many drinks available to humans, in truth we tend to consume … Continue reading

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Green Tea Versus Red Wine

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The Metabolic Effects of Different Drinks

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Alcohol: To Your Good Health!

Current mainstream medical advice is to limit alcohol intake. However, these recommendations are controversial as much higher intakes than are recommended appear to be protective of health. While overconsumption of alcoholic beverages is associated with a deterioration of health, it … Continue reading

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Healthy Diets Reduce Inflammation

Inflammation is increasingly being seen as a causative factor in the aetiology of many Western lifestyles diseases. Cardiovascular disease, metabolic syndrome, type 2 diabetes and obesity are all typified by low levels and systemic inflammation. The reason for this inflammation … Continue reading

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