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Thursday, July 7, 2011

Red wine is exercise in a bottle!

Much has been made of resveratrol, an antioxidant in red wine, that has done everything from lengthen the lifespan of worms to prevent cancer in mice.
Lifting the glass is all the work
you should have to do!
Image from avalonwine.com

The latest research has to do with how to keep astronauts fit while spending a long time in weightless conditions.   It appears a hearty dose of Cabernet every day may be just what they need.  I'm just not sure how it'll match with "dinner in a tube."

Article:
"Red Wine is Exercise in a Bottle," from CBS News.