"This might be explained by a healthier overall dietary pattern of wine drinkers," the researchers write. Some scientists have suggested that red wine induces certain enzymes to improve the metabolism of fat cells. Others suggest that the red-wine compound resveratrol inhibits the conversion of sugars into fat. The Spanish scientists say the high levels of antioxidants in red wine may reduce the high levels of inflammation associated with obesity.Now, the researches note that their findings DO NOT equate to "drink wine to lose weight."
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