Health Benefits of Red Wine Glen Oaks NY

New research in Glen Oaks is uncovering the disease-prevention secrets of a polyphenol called resveratrol, one of compounds in red wine that seems to improve health. Although the benefits have been touted for years, researchers weren't sure how polyphenols, and resveratrol in particular, worked in the body.

Local Companies

Dr. S. J. Press, DC,PhD,CCSP,FACSM,FICC
(201) 591-7704
546 Broad Ave
Englewood, NJ
Susan Krieger
(917) 678-2484
635 Madison Ave
New York, NY
ZAKI NAKACH, MD
(718) 375-6100
1664 E 14Th Street
Brooklyn, NY
Carmen G Cardona, MD
718-492-6952
413 50th St
Brooklyn, NY
Elie Hamaoui, MD
718-283-7949
1930 E 26th St
Brooklyn, NY
So Ho OBGYN
212-941-0011
430 West Broadway, #2A
New York, NY
Nicole Egenberger
646 485 5229
214 Sullivan Street
New York, NY
Dr. Seth Pearl
914-428-8004 X111
141 S. Central Avenue
Hartsdale, NY
ALFRED LEONG, MD
(718) 246-8600
263 7Th Avenue
Brooklyn, NY
Michael David Sitrin, MD
516-483-2020
226 Clinton St
Hempstead, NY
Data Provided by:
      

Provided By:

THURSDAY, June 11 (HealthDay News) -- Scientists already knew that drinking red wine in moderation is good for your health; now they are figuring out why.

New research is uncovering the disease-prevention secrets of a polyphenol called resveratrol, one of compounds in red wine that seems to improve health. Although the benefits have been touted for years, researchers weren't sure how polyphenols, and resveratrol in particular, worked in the body.

"The breadth of benefits is remarkable -- cancer prevention, protection of the heart and brain from damage, reducing age-related diseases, such as inflammation, reversing diabetes and obesity, and many more," said Lindsay Brown, an associate professor of the School of Biomedical Sciences at the University of Queensland in Australia and co-author of a study that will appear in the September issue of Alcoholism: Clinical & Experimental Research.

Brown said scientists are beginning to understand how resveratrol does its work. Possible mechanisms include:

  • High doses of the compound may prevent cancer by increasing the process of apoptosis (programmed cell death).
  • Low doses improve cardiac health by increasing cellular protection and reducing damage.
  • Resveratrol may help remove very reactive oxidants in the body and improve blood supply to cells.

Scientists are also studying how the body absorbs resveratrol into the blood stream, since the compound is largely inactivated in the gut and liver.

"Most of the resveratrol in imbibed red wine does not reach the circulation," Stephen Taylor, a professor of pharmacology at the University of Queensland, said in a journal news release. "Interestingly, absorption via the mucous membranes in the mouth can result in up to around 100 times the blood levels, if done slowly rather than simply gulping it down."

More information

Oregon State University has more on resveratrol.

SOURCE: Alcoholism: Clinical & Experimental Research, news release, June 2009

Copyright © 2009 ScoutNews, LLC. All rights reserved.

Read Article at HealthDay.com

Related Articles
- Migraine Headache Glen Oaks NY
Americans spend in excess of $4 billion dollars a year on over the counter pain relievers and 25% of those are for the relief of pain from headaches. That is a great deal of money, but worse then money is all of the chemical in balances you are causing in your body by taking all of these drugs. These in balances can cause serious health problems for you. If medicine is not the answer for you, you may want to consider prevention of these horrible headaches.
- Benefits of a Treadmill Glen Oaks NY
- Massage Benefits Glen Oaks NY
- Dark Chocolate for Heart Health Glen Oaks NY
- Fish Oil for Pregnant Women Glen Oaks NY
- Health Benefits of Massages Glen Oaks NY
- Red Wine and Health Glen Oaks NY
- Hidden Price Of Eating Junk Food Glen Oaks NY
- Benefits of Raw Juice Therapy Glen Oaks NY