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Benefits of Red Wine…

It can prevent cancer and blood clots. Now red wine could stop inflammation too

By Daily Mail Reporter

Its antioxidant properties have been linked to preventing blood clots and preventing cancer but now scientists say red wine has another health benefit – fighting inflammation.

New research shows that the drink blocks two key proteins in the body to prevent inflammation, a chief cause of chronic disease.

Red wine contains a powerful antioxidant, resveratrol, which has already been shown to prevent blood clots and combat cancer.

Scientists studied the effects of resveratrol on two groups of mice exposed to a strong inflammatory agent.

Without pre-treatment with resveratrol, the mice developed a serious reaction similar to sepsis in humans, which can lead to multiple organ failure and death.

Those given resveratrol were protected from inflammation.

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