Wine And Health

    • Resolution-ary news

      Sadly, it seems you need a little more exercise than this to get the benefits of resveratrol in wine. (Photo from foodandwine.com) “OMFG: Science Says a Glass of Red Wine May Be Equivalent to an Hour at the Gym,” read a post on the American Wine Consumers Coalition (AWCC) Facebook page. It was referring to an article by Ashley Fern that appeared on the site elitedaily.com.

      Vine Art ... from the palate of first vine wine online- 7 readers -
  • How’s Your Liver, You Wino? by Elizabeth The Hippy Winer

    … anthocyanin, polyphenols and flavonoids that are powerful health boosting substances. They help protect the liver and the rest of the body from the damaging effects of alcohol and help breakdown toxins. Sulphur rich foods: garlic, onions, eggs, artichokes all contain substances important for detox reactions in our body, among other great health…

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  • Melissa Etheridge brews pot wine

    … to people with a prescription. Describing the effect, Etheridge, a cancer survivor, says “You feel a little buzzed from the alcohol and then get a delicious full body buzz.” The CBS story dares to find a doc who doesn’t think it’s such a great idea, saying “The wisdom of prescribing alcohol to any patients is highly suspect.” Whoa, this party pooper…

    Tyler Colman/ Dr Vino's wine blog- 6 readers -
  • Medicinal Wines

    … vats of wine with them to mix with the local water which prevented dysentery and other stomach troubles. In modern times, medicinal wine still holds a place in the health arena. Studies done on various red wines support the “French Paradox” wherein the French claim that those who drink red wine with their daily meals suffer less liver problems…

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  • Nasty plastic residues in wine, elitism, and the real cost of an MW

    … old tanks with new phthalate-free ones or even retrofitting old tanks with a simple barrier coating — which they’ve developed, because that’s how awesome this team is. Maybe the industry, now that they know, will get on that. But I hear from researchers over and over again that convincing wineries to heed such recommendations is one…

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  • Winebits 349: Wine ingredients, 60 Minutes, wine judging

    …. The International Food & Wine Society website has a short piece discussing the “60 Minutes” episode, with a clip. Can it really have been 23 years ago? Have wine’s health benefits really done a 180 since then? • Keep it in context: Dan Berger adds welcome perspective to the debate about wine judging with this article. Unfortunately, given the size…

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  • Winebits 345: Sipping wine, wine in China, cheap wine

    … giving that advice away for free; I never was much of a businessman. • Bring on the cheap wine: This is not news here, of course, but is worth noting since it’s a health item, and how often does one see cheap wine and health linked? (And also why it gets an exemption from the blog’s ban on wine and health news). A British cardiologist says cheap…

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