08 Jul '11, 10pm

Compound in red wine shown to mimic benefits of exercise - Yahoo! News via @yahoosg

A compound found in red wine is being touted as "exercise in a bottle" in a new study that looks at the role it plays in animals. The study, published June 30 in the Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology Journal , claims that the star ingredient in wine, resveratrol, could slow the negative consequences of a sedentary lifestyle like insulin resistance and loss of bone mineral density. The new findings seem to confirm the longstanding French paradox: despite a diet high in rich foods like cheese and cream, the French enjoy a low death rate from heart disease. The researchers were interested in the effects of long-term spaceflight on astronauts, when a zero gravity environment makes it nearly impossible to get adequate exercise. To simulate weightlessness and a sedentary lifestyle in animals, researchers bound their hind legs and tail and fed the rats res...

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