According to scientists, red wine would be good for the intestines!
A study by scientists at King's College London and published in the journal Gastroenterology has shown that red wine would have a beneficial effect on our gut microbiota. The latter is essential for the balance of our body. Indeed, the intestinal microbiota is involved in the maturation of the immune system, in the fermentation of sugars and proteins and dietary fiber and is responsible for the synthesis of so-called essential vitamins.
The study was conducted on 916 female twins and their alcohol consumption (beer, wine, spirits) and showed that gut microbiota was more varied among those who drink red wine than those who consumed other types of alcohol. alcohol. According to scientists, this is explained by the richness of red wine polyphenols, organic molecules that have a role of natural antioxidants. Other foods such as vegetables, fruits or chocolate are also rich in polyphenols.
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