Recent study: Men who were given two glasses of red wine (a total of nine ounces) a day had higher levels of beneficial bacteria in their gut and lower levels of Clostridium, a bacteria linked to bowel disease and ?colon cancer.
Theory: Researchers believe the polyphenol antioxidants in wine promote a better balance of bacteria.
Sorry ladies, women were not studied. But we at The Daily Burst are keeping our eyes peeled for any news about this for you.
Study by Spanish researchers published in The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition.Date: December 12, 2013 Publication: Daily Burst