Posted on March 8, 2017

Author: Lamar Engel

Date: 7/10/2015

Components in red wine specifically that carry polyphenols, flavonoids and non-flavonoids which can also be found in cocoa, tea, fruits, nuts and vegetables. There are varying amounts and degrees of antioxidants in these mentioned foods that help battle damaging oxidative effects of fatty foods often attacking cells in the body, specifically the blood cells. By drinking red wine within moderation, the forming of damaging oxidative compounds decrease dramatically while the polyphenols in red wine are absorbed in the bloodstream allowing for a significant protective antioxidant effects to take place.