Thursday, December 31, 2009
NEW YEARS GOOD NEWS: CHAMPAGNE KEEPS HEART DISEASE AT BAY
Top British scientists tell us to start New Year with a “glass of bubbly,” to keep strokes and heart attacks away, like two glasses of red wine is recommended for as well. According to Dr. Jeremy Spencer of Reading University, who asked the Daily Mail, “a couple of glasses a day has a beneficial effect on the walls of blood vessels—which suggests champagne has the potential to reduce strokes and heart disease.” Other types of sparkling wines can help, and perhaps a mug of hot cocoa, though Dr Spencer said, “While the benefit is the same, it doesn’t seem as much fun somehow.” We leave the choice up to the readership!
Posted by Marilyn Farber Jacobs at Thursday, December 31, 2009