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A Phytochemical With Health Benefits Found in Red Wine
2O2 + NADPH 2O2- + NADP+ + H+
2O2- + 2H+ dismutase H2O2 + O2
H2O2 + O2- + H+ H2O + O2 + OH
-C=C- + OH - C – C -
There may not be enough Resveratrol in a glass of wine to yield clinical benefits, but it’s like chicken soup …
A little bit won’t hurt you and it might do you some good.
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