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Increase In Antioxidants, Decrease In Free Radicals Identified As Likely New Mechanism Of Action For Purple Grape Juice Benefits

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June 14, 2001
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Georgetown University Medical Center
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Drinking purple grape juice contributes to healthy cardiovascular function in at least two related ways, report Georgetown University researchers in the most recent issue of Circulation. Their study showed that drinking grape juice not only has a direct effect on important biological functions like blood clotting, but it also appears to increase plasma levels of valuable antioxidants while decreasing production of a key free radical in the body.

Washington, DC - Drinking purple grape juice contributes to healthy cardiovascular function in at least two related ways, report Georgetown University researchers in the most recent issue of Circulation. Their study showed that drinking grape juice not only has a direct effect on important biological functions like blood clotting, but it also appears to increase plasma levels of valuable antioxidants while decreasing production of a key free radical in the body.


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Georgetown University Medical Center. "Increase In Antioxidants, Decrease In Free Radicals Identified As Likely New Mechanism Of Action For Purple Grape Juice Benefits." ScienceDaily. ScienceDaily, 14 June 2001. <www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2001/06/010612065525.htm>.
Georgetown University Medical Center. (2001, June 14). Increase In Antioxidants, Decrease In Free Radicals Identified As Likely New Mechanism Of Action For Purple Grape Juice Benefits. ScienceDaily. Retrieved April 17, 2014 from www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2001/06/010612065525.htm
Georgetown University Medical Center. "Increase In Antioxidants, Decrease In Free Radicals Identified As Likely New Mechanism Of Action For Purple Grape Juice Benefits." ScienceDaily. www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2001/06/010612065525.htm (accessed April 17, 2014).

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