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Red wine and vascular endothelium

Abstract:

Light to moderate alcohol consumption may have a beneficial effect on cardiovascular morbidity and mortality. Red wine has been shown to improve endothelial function and decrease oxidative stress. Consumption of red wine induces significant increases in plasma total antioxidant status and significant decreases in plasma malondialdehyde and glutathione in both young and old subjects. Red wine consumption for 2 weeks markedly attenuates insulin-resistance in type 2 diabetic patients, without af...

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Publisher:
Nova Science Publishers, Inc.
Pages:
359-372
Publication date:
2009-01-01
Source identifiers:
458127
Language:
English
Pubs id:
pubs:458127
UUID:
uuid:6f745387-a66e-47ae-8958-4c7064624848
Local pid:
pubs:458127
Deposit date:
2014-06-12

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