Substance Found in Red Wine Helps Decrease Blood Pressure

Resveratol, a substance present in red wine, was found to decrease blood pressure in mice, thus opening the door for new experiments on humans, said a study published in the journal Circulation. If the same findings are reached in human experiments, scientists believe Resveratrol may be used to develop a new class of high blood pressure drugs.

Study Links Processed Food to Weight Gain

Highly processed food is linked to weight gain, a new study at the National Institutes of Health indicated. The study focused on a group of 10 men and 10 women who lived at the NIH’s Clinical Center in Bethesda, Maryland, for 28 days, with meals provided by the researchers.