Can Red Wine Protect You From Radiation?

Skip The Iodine, Pass the Zinfandel

According to the latest research, red wine – along with its many other claimed benefits – may also protect you from radiation exposure.

A team at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine have discovered that resveratrol, the natural anti-oxidant found in red wine, can protect cells from the damage caused by radiation.

Red wine ‘can protect against radiation’ – Telegraph


I often wonder what the Vintners buy

One half so precious as the Goods they sell.

–Omar Khayyam



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