MYTH 3 (Continued):
More on red wine and health.
Although resveratrol, a compound in red wine, does reduce risk of cancers in lab studies, you can get it from other sources including grapes, blueberries, and even cocoa. Red wine may play a role in heart health, but the American Heart Association does not recommend anyone start drinking wine.
Read more about grapes and resveratrol in AICR's HealthTalk.