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Magazine Archives: Nov. 15, 2008

Chemical in Red Wine Cuts Flu Risk

Jacob Gaffney
Issue: November 15, 2008

Researchers at the University of South Carolina say a chemical found abundantly in red wine, apples and onions helps protect against influenza, especially after a rigorous respiratory workout. The chemical, quercetin, is a known anti-inflammatory found in the skins of fruit and vegetables.

For the full article, check out the new issue of Wine Spectator, on newsstands October 20, 2008.

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