Why French red is best for the heart

日期:2019-03-02 04:06:03 作者:福述 阅读:

If you’re toasting to a long life, opt for a glass of red from south-west France. Red wines from this region have the highest levels of procyanidins – the compounds in grape seeds we now know are responsible for making red wine good for your heart. Roger Corder at Queen Mary’s School of Medicine in London and his colleagues used cultured endothelial cells from blood vessels to identify which component of red wine had the greatest effect on blood vessel dilation. Previous studies have shown that resveratrol, found in the skin of red grapes, extends the life of yeast, flies, worms and fish,