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Now I know why I was slimmer and more athletic in the days when the avant garde substitute for beer was red wine from a flagon.

University controlled tests show that red wine is practically the elixir of youth. If only I had drunk more of it.

High doses of a compound found naturally in grape skins and red wine can improve muscle endurance, and the compound also keeps them slim, a new study shows. The effects of resveratrol are so pronounced that endurance athletes may one day take it as a performance enhancer, experts speculate.

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Written by Admin

November 17, 2006 at 3:29 pm

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  1. If this research was true, Birdy would look like Bruce Wayne …

    Jason Soon

    November 17, 2006 at 4:18 pm

  2. Maybe you need to separate out the performance enhancing bits from the rest of the plonk…

    skepticlawyer

    November 17, 2006 at 5:08 pm

  3. Rafe,
    I would have thoufht you would have been drinking Popper Juice by the bucket loads.

    Assuming someone was serfing you

    Bring Back CL's Blog

    November 17, 2006 at 7:18 pm

  4. Red wine from a flagon? A flagon! You must be older than I thought you were, Rafe.

    whyisitso

    November 18, 2006 at 9:56 am

  5. That is the point, I think you would only find flagons nowadays in time capsules, buried to bemuse the anthropologists of future civilisations.

    Rafe Champion

    November 18, 2006 at 12:06 pm


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