Another Reason to Drink Red Wine

No need to worry that glass of Dana Estate or Staglin cabernet might cause you to forget part of the evening—it just might do the opposite. New research has uncovered neuroprotective properties of resveratrol, an antioxidant present in both peanuts and red wine. First discovered and extracted from knotweed by a Japanese biologist in the 1930s, resveratrol made headlines a decade ago as a longevity compound. Some of the buzz died when scientists learned that for the polyphenol to truly extend life, humans would…

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