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Itís a small world: microbial fingerprints leave their mark on winery and vineyard sites

Beyond the antioxidant properties of Resveratrol, researchers in Belgium and the Netherlands studying the human microbiome have identified a new health benefit of consuming wine.

People who drink wine, tea or coffee, and those who eat dark chocolate, were found to have a healthier and more diverse community of microbes in their gut. In particular, the consumption of red wine encourages the presence of a specific anti-inflammatory bacteria, which scientists believe may ward off digestive tract illnesses. While researchers haven’t zeroed in on what defines a healthy microbiome, greater diversity has been associated with improved general health.

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Published on 03/04/2017
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