Scientists discover yet another reason why red wine is so healthy

Spanish scientists find that &to=' target=_blank>drinking red wine could protect against lung cancer, but white wine may increase the risk. Researchers from the University of Santiago de Compostela found that the tannins and resveratrol in red wine have anti-cancer properties. The increased risk from drinking white wine was because of the alcohol it contains.

They say all wine contains alcohol, which is a gene mutator, but in red wine the anti-lung cancer benefits outweigh possible gene damage from the alcohol, informs Xinhua.

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