New Research Shows White Wine Is Worth Toasting To

If you’ve ever felt a pang of guilt over denying yourself the health benefits of drinking wine by savoring a sip of your favorite chardonnay over that bottle of cabernet sauvignon gathering dust on the wine rack; fret no more. New research done by the University of Connecticut School of Medicine suggests that white wine contains the same health properties promoted in red wines. A study released in September of this year by the university’s Cardiovascular Research Center explains that lab rats given white wine had less heart damage after experiencing heart attacks – similarly to rats that were given red wine. Dr. Dipak Das reassures us that the polyphenol found in the skin of grapes – responsible for red wine’s color and chemical properties – is found in the flesh of the grape, as well. White wine lovers rejoice!

The abstract of the study, published in the Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry, is available here.

Copyright TableAgent.com
©


Popular Articles

An Introduction to MushroomsShark Fin Soup: Savory Delicacy or Gourmet Cruelty?Wine and Plastic Cups: Not a Perfect PairingInstant Ramen: Survival Food of This CenturyCost Cutting in the Kitchen: Chef Tips More Articles ...