It turns out red wine contains high amounts of a compound called resveratrol that has many health promoting benefits:
1. Improving diabetes in Obese Men
This article talk about how resveratrol can improve the metabolic picture of Type II diabetes in terms of insulin, glucose and fat levels in Obese Men.
2. Fighting Cellular Aging
This article talks about how resveratrol has been shown to play a role in preventing cellular aging.
How That Glass of Red Wine Might Help You Live Longer – iVillage: The study was done in mice. Humans would have to drink the equivalent of 100 glasses of red wine to achieve the same life enhancement benefit. While some people would not mind drinking 100 glasses of red wine per day !! , it may be better to obtain the benefits of resveratrol in a supplement form.
3. A very nice chart that describes how resveratrol benefits health conditions such as cancer, obesity, bone, cardiovascular, and brain health.