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The Truth About Red Wine’s Ability to Lower Stress and Treat Depression | MSN Wellness

The Truth About Red Wine’s Ability to Lower Stress and Treat Depression | MSN Wellness

If your favorite way to unwind at the end of the week (or, let’s face it, day) is a glass of red wine, there’s some new evidence that suggests it really is helping to improve your mood. But don’t go pouring another glass just yet…

Researchers used mice to test the impact resveratrol‚ÄĒa plant compound found in the skin and seeds of berries and grapes‚ÄĒhas on the brain. The university has been testing it for several years after discovering it blocks a certain enzyme in the brain that spurs depression and anxiety, effectively lowering stress and boosting mood.

Source: The Truth About Red Wine’s Ability to Lower Stress and Treat Depression | MSN Wellness

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