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White Wine Just As Good As Red in Preventing Heart Disease

All the more reasons to keep on drinking fine Australian wine:

THE health benefits of a glass of red wine are well known, but new research has found a tipple of white could also protect the heart.

Rats that were fed the equivalent of one or two glasses of white wine by researchers from the University of Connecticut in the US found their hearts suffered less damage during cardiac arrest than those fed water or grain alcohol, according to New Scientist.

The benefits from the white wine were similar to those found after animals ingested red wine – or the wonder ingredient found in grape skin – resveratrol.  [AAP]

Australian wines is definitely something my wife and I have gotten into since moving to Australia.  I hardly ever drank a glass of wine in my entire life before I moved here.  Little did I know that wine was so good for my health.