Wednesday, March 19, 2014

Too many antioxidants? Resveratrol blocks many cardiovascular benefits of exercise

One of the great things about drinking wine is that we believe it is good for our health (in moderation). One of the health benefits comes from resveratrol.  But in a recent study researchers question the benefits of that antioxidant.

In older men, a natural antioxidant compound found in red grapes and other plants – called resveratrol – blocks many of the cardiovascular benefits of exercise, according to new research.

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