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Monday, December 17, 2007

English cider apples are rich in polyphenols which are also found in Red Wine

The following article is about the possible antioxidant benefits of apple cider. Contained within the article, however, is information regarding red wine, polyphenols, and resveratrol.

Red wine, of course, is interesting because certain cultures that have for centuries used wine as a component of their daily meals seem to have some of the lowest incidences of coronary artery disease, this depsite the fact that their diet also contains a fair amount of fat, cholesterol, and complex carbs. If you're going to drink red wine, though, particularly if you're attempting to lose weight or need to watch your glucose levels, you're proabably better off choosing a very dry red wine (to avoid sugar content).

Here's the article: Does Apple Cider contain Antioxidants ?

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