Good news for gals who love their vino (moi,included!).Red wine may actually prevent fat cells from growing...
You've already heard about the cancer and disease-fighting compounds of resveratrol,a compound found in red wine and some fruits,but have you heard of piceatannol?Pice-what,you say?
This lesser-known compound found in red wine may actually have the power to "block the cellular processes that allow fat cells to develop," reportPurdue University researchers.
The findings,published in this week's issue of theJournal of Biological Chemistryshow how piceatannol blocks immature fat cells' ability to develop and grow.
Yes,the findings are merely preliminary,and no one is suggesting that red wine can really help you lose weight,but you have to admit,it's interesting!
Do you prefer red wine or white?Neither?