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Is it true that wine lowers your bad cholesterol?

April 25, 2014

"The antioxidant resveratrol, found in wine, might be the key ingredient in wine that helps prevent damage to blood vessels, reduce bad cholesterol or LDL, and increase good cholesterol HDL." Much resveratrol research, however, has been performed on animals and in larger doses than would be found in normal wine consumption.