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Magazine Archives: Oct. 31, 2008

Compounds in Grape Seeds May Combat Alzheimer's

Tina Benitez
Issue: October 31, 2008


Compounds found in red wine and grape seeds may help treat and prevent Alzheimer's disease, according to new research. A study, published in The Journal of Neuroscience , found that polyphenols derived from grape seeds (compounds such as tannins, lignins and flavonoids) may be useful in fighting and preventing the degenerative disease, which attacks the brain.

For the full article, check out the new issue of Wine Spectator, on newsstands September 29, 2008.

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