There has been research that red wine has antioxidants that protect the lining of the blood vessels from inflammations.
This isn't to say, that the person can drink lots of wine but a glass or 2 at dinner might have some beneficial results.
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I frequently read heart related health articles and while the authors (mainly physicians) state that drinking more than 2 drinks (10 oz. of red wine) per day is bad for heart health, they never expand on how drinking more than the recommended amount above, actually does contribute to heart disease. Could you please explain this further? Thank You!
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