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Wait, Should We Be Using Red Wine as a Sports Drink?

Exercise can lead to oxidative stress, which has been tied to all sorts of health problems.And new research suggests that a glass of red wine could work as a decent post-workout solution.Researchers wanted to see if "grape based products may be a good approach to mitigate the exercise induced oxidative stress.".Their conclusion: Yes, "grape [antioxidants seem] to have a positive effect against oxidative stress.".Okay, fine, but what about wine?.The paper does touch on vino, but only to mention that wine wasn't included in any of the research the authors reviewed.But at least you can still imagine that drinking a post-workout glass of wine is helping your body recover

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