The study found that ne of the highly touted antioxidants in red wine – did not help people live longer.
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U.S. researchers may have found a flaw with the "French Paradox," or the notion that people who drink red wine can somehow avoid the pitfalls of a high-fat diet.A study out Monday found that resveratrol – one of the highly touted antioxidants in red wine – did not help people live longer. The latest study was based on measures of resveratrol levels in the urine of nearly 800 people in two small villages in Tuscany, Italy.In the nine years that followed, 34 percent of those in the study died, and researchers could find no correlation between early death and resveratrol levels.
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