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All the Ways Red Wine Makes You Healthier

Thrillist | Posted 12.11.2016 | Healthy Living

By: Alexandra Duron Credit: Shutterstock If you've ever thought that wine cures all, you might not be far off. As it turns out, you've got plenty o...

Can a Compound in Red Wine Help Fight Cancer? How Supplements Can Be Promising Disease-Fighters

Julie Chen, M.D. | Posted 06.23.2015 | Healthy Living
Julie Chen, M.D.

The hope is that, in the future, cancer patients may be able to take a resveratrol-derived drug to help their bodies become more sensitive to chemotherapy -- and help those drugs destroy those cancer cells once and for all.

Red Wine Compound May Prevent Memory Loss

The Huffington Post | Ann Brenoff | Posted 02.05.2015 | Fifty

A compound found in foods including red wine, grapes, and peanuts may help prevent age-related memory loss, according to new research published by a f...

The Truth About Red Wine's Effect On Your Health

The Huffington Post | Sarah Klein | Posted 05.12.2014 | Healthy Living

Although long considered a veritable silver bullet when it comes to preventing health problems, a new study calls into question the superpowers of the...

Red Wine's Resveratrol Could Be Beneficial After All

Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living

By Tia Ghose, Staff Writer Published: 10/02/2013 02:53 PM EDT on LiveScience Resveratrol, a chemical found in red wine that is often touted for ...

A Sweet Benefit Of Blueberries?

Posted 09.19.2013 | Healthy Living

Red grapes and blueberries may be superfoods for your immune system, a new study suggests. Researchers from Oregon State University analyzed 446 d...

Anti-Aging Supplement's HUGE Downside

Posted 07.23.2013 | Fifty

Could this "fountain of youth" actually age you? Resveratrol, an antioxidant hailed by some as a miracle antidote to aging, might just be the exact op...

Is Resveratrol The Magic Bullet Against Aging?

Posted 07.02.2013 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM Next Avenue By Andrea King Collier and Gary Drevitch Discoveries about the compound have many people excited, but an anti-aging e...

Can an Apple a Day Really Keep Fatigue Away?

Lynn A. Anderson, Ph.D. | Posted 06.22.2013 | Healthy Living
Lynn A. Anderson, Ph.D.

Mentioning a glass of red wine makes most people smile. It has been suggested that the reason the French have such a low rate of cardiovascular disease is because they consume large amounts of red wine.

This Red Grape Compound Could Be Good For The Heart And For Hearing

Posted 03.03.2013 | Healthy Living

Resveratrol, a compound found in red wine and red grapes, has long been hailed for its antioxidants -- and now, a new animal study shows it could also...

Wine in My Lipstick

Mary Orlin | Posted 10.10.2012 | Style
Mary Orlin

If you're a cosmetics junkie and wine lover like me, no doubt you've heard about skincare products and makeup that contain some form of beneficial ingredients from wine grapes.

Red Wine May Prevent This Common Senior Accident

The Huffington Post | Anthonia Akitunde | Posted 08.26.2012 | Fifty

Funny -- we thought red wine would be more likely to make someone unsteady. But scientists say that resveratrol, the compound found in red wine, could...

The Trick That Made This Student's Hair Grow Faster

The Huffington Post | Simone Kitchens and Bobby Doherty | Posted 10.11.2012 | Style

In our series FaceTime, we find inspiring girls around New York City and get the secrets to their look. This week we met Laura, a Columbia student who...

Cabernet, Petit Syrah & Pinot Noir Top Wines for Heart -- Day 26

Suzanne O'Malley | Posted 04.27.2012 | Healthy Living
Suzanne O'Malley

Cabernet Sauvignon, followed closely by Petit Syrah and Pinot Noir are the red wines which contain the highest concentration of flavonoids, according to researchers at the University of California at Davis.

Does Alcohol Help Prevent Alzheimer's?

Gary W. Small, M.D. | Posted 03.19.2012 | Healthy Living
Gary W. Small, M.D.

I have always been a lightweight when it comes to drinking. One of my college roommates speculated that I might be afflicted with some type of anti-social disease that made me allergic to alcohol. It turns out that this "affliction" may have been protecting my brain from Alzheimer's.

Mixed Data for Those Who Cheer Wine, Liquor (For Holiday Imbibing)

Glenn D. Braunstein, M.D. | Posted 02.11.2012 | Los Angeles
Glenn D. Braunstein, M.D.

The next time you're toasting your health for the holidays, should you raise a glass of water instead of a finely crafted vintage? The science on the merits and risks of wine have become increasingly murky the more we learn.

Can Red Wine Help With Weight Loss?

Julie Chen, M.D. | Posted 01.15.2012 | Healthy Living
Julie Chen, M.D.

We know red wine can help with cardiovascular health, but we also how more than three glasses per week can put women at higher risk for breast cancer. So, what are we supposed to really feel about alcohol and wine?

Red Grape Compound May Mimic Diet In Obese Men, Study Says

David Katz, M.D. | Posted 01.02.2012 | Healthy Living
David Katz, M.D.

Based on a small, brief, but nonetheless profound and compelling study in the current issue of the highly regarded scientific journal, Cell Metabolism, I intend to start taking resveratrol.

How Far Would You Go To Turn Back The Clock?

Posted 12.13.2011 | Fifty

It seems mankind will forever be fixated upon eternal youth. We've read of legendary quests to find the Fountain of Youth and promises of the elixir o...

Red Wine Could Help Slow Breast Cancer: Study

Posted 12.05.2011 | Healthy Living

By Elizabeth Nolan Brown for There’s been some research linking alcohol to increased risk of developing breast cancer, especially w...

What Are So-Called ‘Functional Foods’?

Deepak Chopra | Posted 10.01.2011 | Healthy Living
Deepak Chopra

You may have heard about "functional foods." Nutritionists and marketers use this term to describe foods that go beyond the basics of supplying nutrients to the body and appear to help ward off and combat certain chronic illnesses.

Drug Trial Raises Doubts About Resveratrol's Anti-Aging Powers

Arlene Weintraub | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Arlene Weintraub

Just because something is natural doesn't mean it's safe.

Aging is Old Hat

Gerit Quealy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Gerit Quealy

Summer movies usually mean blockbusters. But the new film To Age or Not to Age belongs more in the realm of myth busters.

Resveratrol -- Eat Whatever and Live to 120?

Mark Hyman, MD | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Mark Hyman, MD

"Live to 120 years old by eating as much as you want and drinking lots of red wine!" That's the intriguing finding of a recent study from Harvard researcher David Sinclair and his group.

TEDMED 2009: Do You Want To Live Forever?

Alana B. Elias Kornfeld | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Alana B. Elias Kornfeld

The elderly have lost the vigor and mental agility they had as young adults and while it's nice that they have more experience and wisdom, they don't have the strength to do much with it.