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C. A moderate dose of red wine, but not de-alcoholized red wine increases coronary flow reserve. * The purpose of this metabolic study was to determine whether moderate consumption of red wine and de-alcoholized red wine improve the coronary flow reserve (CFR). Subjects consisted of 22 healthy men who had their CFR measured before and after moderate and high doses of red wine and de-alcoholized red wine. High doses of red wine yielded a significant increase in plasma antioxidant capacity while de-alcoholized red wine did not. There was no significant
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Unformatted text preview: difference between CFR and plasma antioxidant capacity before and after drinking. This study proves that a moderate dose of red wine, but not de-alcoholized red wine, increases CFR, which is most likely mediated by polyhenols. 4. In conclusion, red wine, which contains many coronary-protective properties such as the ability to raise levels of omega-3 fatty acids, yields the ability to reduce the risk of coronary heart disease when moderately consumed....
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