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While the taste of red wine may put a smile on your face, its chemical makeup may help keep it there, according to research from Canada. In lab tests, a team of scientists in Quebec found that resveratrol, a polyphenol found in red wine and known to be a potent antioxidant, slowed the reproduction and spread of two types of bacteria that cause gingivitis and, later, periodontal disease.
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