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More Good News on the Health Front

6 November 2006

A daily pinot could offset the effects of bingeing on cheese. According to researchers at the Harvard Medical School, a natural substance found in red wine, known as resveratrol, reduces the bad effects of a high-calorie diet in mice and significantly extends their lifespan.

It's perhaps a partial explanation for the French paradox: people in France tend to enjoy a high-fat diet yet suffer less heart disease than Americans.

New York Times

(Thanks to John Clarke, thespian of Melbourne, for his tortuous research!)

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