The term FRENCH PARADOX is used to describe the relatively low incidence of cardiovascular disease in the French population despite the high consumption of red wine. Over the past 27 years numerous clinical studies have found a linkages with the ANTIOXIDANTS in particular, the POLYPHENOLS, RESVERATROL, CATECHINS, QUERCERTIN and ANTHOCYANDINS in red wine and reduced incidences of cardiovascular disease. However, the alcohol in wine limits the benefits of wine.
Studies have shown that zero alcohol red wine and red wine extract which contain the same ANTIOXIDANTS including POLYPHENOLS, RESVERATROL, CATECHINS, QUERCERTIN and ANTHOCYANDINS has the same is not more positive health benefits.
The following literature review details some of the most recent positive health benefits derived from the ANTIOXIDANTS found in red wine POLYPHENOLS: RESVERATROL, CATECHINS, QUERCERTIN and ANTHOCYANDINS.
The positive polyphenolic antioxidant effects of the polyphenols in red wine include:
- Cardio Vascular Health Benefits
- Increase antioxidants in the cardiovascular system
- Assisting blood glucose control
- Skin health
- Bone Health
- Liking blood and brain health
- Benefits for the Central nervous system
- Neuro cognitive health
- Maintenance of a good hormonal balance
- Bone density (osteoporosis)
- Joint health (osteoarthritis)
- Muscle function (sarcopenia)
- Skin health using oral supplements and topical applications
- Blood homeostasis imbalance
- Cognitive performance
- Quality of life (vitality, mood, perception of pain)
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