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Red Wine Is Good for Your Gut

Date: December 12, 2013      Publication: Daily Burst      Source: Study, Spain      Print:

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.

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Source: Study by Spanish researchers published in The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition.