Tuesday, August 28, 2012
Red wine and your sense of balance
If you believe all the studies red wine is pretty much a fountain of youth. This is mostly from the compounds Resveratrol and other antioxidants found in red wine. It'll cure cancer, prevent heart disease, and keep you from getting fat.
The latest benefit is probably the most comical. A new study says it'll help older people maintain their balance according to a professor from Duquesne University. Of course, you'll have to drink a lot of red wine to get the benefits. I don't know about you, but when I drink a lot I tend to lose my balance.
Another study from the University of Oregon says wine can help prevent thinning bones in women as they age. So if you do fall ...
As the saying goes, "Alcohol can preserve many things. Your dignity and virginity are not among them." Once again the alcohol in wine gets in the way!
Article from CBS News.