Roizen believes the beneficial effects of wine — as opposed to alcohol in general — are due to a substance calledresveratrol. Grapes are about the only fruit that has resveratrol, he says. People who do not drink wine may be able to obtain some of the same health benefits by eating grapes.
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Is wine better for you than beer?
Here’s to Your Health: Wine vs. Beer, Spirits. Now a new study by Danish researchers suggests that wine drinkers have a substantially lower death rate than people who drink other forms of alcohol, according to an article published in the Sept. 19 issue of the Annals of Internal Medicine.
What is the difference between alcohol and wine?
Alcohol content: Wine: Wine has a low alcohol content, typically less than 15%. Liquor: Liquor has a high alcohol content; the ABV is typically over 35%.
Is beer or wine harder on your stomach?
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Do wine drinkers have a lower death rate?
Sept. 18, 2000 — Medical researchers have known for quite a while that drinking alcohol moderately seems to have a beneficial effect on health, particularly on heart disease. Now a new study by Danish researchers suggests that wine drinkers have a substantially lower death rate than people who drink…