She predicts the resveratrol component will come out in a tablet form in the near future. “It’s not as much fun as drinking a bottle of red wine in good company, but it will hopefully get across the blood-brain barrier and have an effect on whether you develop plaques and therefore Alzheimer’s.” “In the beginning, before research factored out socio-economic status, red wine was said to help prevent cardiac disease and stroke. But generally speaking, those people who have a glass of red wine or two before dinner at night usually have a higher educational level and better opportunities for exercise during the day, all factors that have an impact on how you age, let alone develop Alzheimer’s,” she says. Read more on 50Plus.

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