Most of the San Sebastian wines are made with Muscadine grapes. Studies conducted by the National Cancer Institute, the University of Florida and the Nutraceutical Research Laboratories at the University of Georgia found that the Muscadine grape possesses one of the highest antioxidant levels among fruits. Antioxidants play a key role in the maintenance of a healthy immune system.
Their findings also showed the Muscadine holds anti-inflammatory properties, the ability to lower bad (LDL) cholesterol while raising good (HDL) cholesterol, and inhibit the growth of prostate and breast cancer cells.
Mild consumption of red wine has been shown to decrease heart disease, the number one killer among Americans. The Yale-New Haven Hospital website shares "that moderate alcohol consumption is one of the 'eight proven ways to reduce coronary heart disease risk'. Scientists believe the antioxidants, called flavonoids, reduce the risk of coronary heart disease in three ways:
These statements should not encourage you to drink or to increase your alcohol consumption for health reasons.
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