Wine for the Heart? Drink Grape Juice Instead.

Grape Juice just as good for the Heart as Wine

I can’t tell you how many people I know who use the excuse, “I’m drinking this wine for my heart,” to justify their excessive alcohol consumption.

Not only is this a strange devils bargain they’re making, but there is little reason to believe that the effects are warranted.

Here is more fodder for the fire, from a recent French study:

“Grape juice can have a similar effect (against heart disease) as red wine but without the alcohol. That is a very important message,” said Dr Valerie Schini-Kerth, lead author of the study published in the journal Cardiovascular Research.

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