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A Glass of Wine can Keep Tooth Decay and a Sore Throat at Bay
...ng. "Overall, our findings seem to indicate that wine
can act as an effective anti-microbial agent again...aintain good oral health. "We should still drink wine
because it tastes good, goes well with food and is a pleasure to share with company. And we should s...
EU Aims to Shake Up Wine Industry With Root-and-branch Reform
...launching an overseas marketing blitz under a new wine
industry strategy aimed at soaking up glut and cou...scher-Boel warned that the European Union's annual wine
budget of 1.3 billion euros (1.8 billion dollars) was currently spent in "a very inefficient way" de...
Functional Food What is That, Ask First
... vegetables, citrus fruits, cranberry, tea and red wine
could all deliver impressive health benefits. The problem was that considerable quantities of these would have to be consumed daily to achieve maximum effect and hence the shortcuts. Researchers warn that the medicinal effects of some of the func...
Alcohol Does Not Destroy Brain Cells
... the best studies, done in Italy, show a bottle of wine
a night can reduce the risk of dementia in old age," News.com.au quoted Professor Bartlett, as saying. Research also suggests we have an inbuilt repair kit, replenishing more than 100 billion cells in our brain every day of our lives. Researchers...
Japanese Soak in Their Noodles
...riety of creative baths including some filled with wine
and coffee. Last year it came up with one resembling curry. "I want to think of more ideas that surprise people," Sato said....
Scottish Engineer Devises Versatile Hand
...t can, for instance, turn a key in a lock, hold a wine
glass or punch a pin number into a cash machine. David Gow who works with with Lothian NHS in Scotland and the inventor of the new device, points out for the first time, the artificial hand can bends its fingers to grip objects. The i-LIMB has...
Artificial Trans Fat Banned in Chain Restaurant in King County
... that is on the menu for 60 days - including beer, wine
and liquor. Fast food outlets must post the calorie count on the menu board and make the rest of the information available to customers. James Apa, spokesman for Public Health -- Seattle & King County, said the menu-labeling requirement will affect...
Wine Woos World as Trade Fair Opens
The world's biggest wine
fair, Vinexpo, opens in Bordeaux next week safe in... June 18, is also comforted by news that the world wine
surplus may soon be eliminated, thus driving up prices. A survey carried out for Vinexpo 2007 by the...
Go for Russia, Not China, Wine Experts Say
With domestic consumption of wine
halved in France since the 1950s, the world's number one wine
producer has turned to emerging market exports as its saviour. But while the Chinese and Indians ha...
Wine Packaging: Bag-in-box, Plastic Bottles, Cork Comeback?
In the past 12 years, France, the world's leading wine
producer, has fostered just one revolution in the ...as been offset however by the fact that French BIB wine
tastes much better than that in Britain -- sometimes called the "scourge of the summer party" -- or ...
World Wine Sales Brisk, but French Producers Hungover
...out for this year's Vinexpo, the world's biggest wine
and spirits fair, confirms the sector is doing nic... give our producers back their pride." In France, wine
consumption has almost halved since the 1950s, badly hitting the industry, and winegrowers in the so...
Australian Grape Glut Dries Up as Drought Bites
.... But the prolonged dry has slashed rainfall and wine
production in the pretty township this year will b...e estimated 500 million-litre (110 million-gallon) wine
glut. They are now faced with drastic cuts to production due to the drought while a soaring Austra...
Europe Mulls Turning Its Excess Wine into Bioethanol
Europe is contemplating turning its excess wine
produce into bioethanol. The European Commissio...d the best thing to do would be to stop the excess wine
from being made in the first place. The European Union currently spends 1.3 billion euros a year s...
The American Dream Comes True for 105-year-old Cuban
...or his diet: Pig roast is his favorite, he has red wine
with every meal, drinks whisky and rolls his own cigars. He plans to vote in the 2008 presidential election, though he is yet to pick a candidate. For now, he intends to celebrate his new citizenship. "I'll have a few drinks and smoke a cigar. Th...
Indian Wine Major Indage Celebrates 25th Anniversary
...onal capital had a great time as Chateau Indage, a wine
producing company, celebrated its 25th anniversary with a wine
festival. Around 400 people Saturday savoured different varieties of wines like Chantilli, Ivy an...
Vitamin Extends Life in Yeast, Dartmouth Medical School Researchers Find
...erhaps the best known sirtuin activator is the red wine
compound resveratrol. Overfed mice on high dose resveratrol have healthier livers, better endurance and possibly longer lifespan. While resveratrol and NR work through different mechanisms to increase sirtuin activity, Brenner said, the two compounds...
India is Uncorking Its Wine Market: Expert
..., however, that there was scope for good brands of wine
in the niche market. The best way to come to Ind...ig grape farmer and has gone on record to say that wine
should be treated as a food item, like in Italy and Spain. But he had to backtrack due to the anti-a...
Moderate Drinking may Lower Risk of Kidney Cancer
... reduced risk they found in people who drank beer, wine
or liquor. Jung Eun Lee and other researchers reviewed data from 12 studies that included more than 7,50,000 people in five countries. The researchers, however, insisted that no smoking and maintaining a healthy weight are the best ways to protec...
Bathing in Wine Terri Hatcher Style
...ress -Terri Hatcher, has a unique way of using the wine
she doesnt drink - she bathes with it. The actre...ted this unique idea of mixing the unused and sour wine
in a bathwater. It is well is a known fact that once opened, a bottle of wine
doesnt taste good afte...
Electronic Nose to Diagnose the Severity of Asthma
...ersion of a sensor that has been used in the food, wine
and perfume industries, contains chemical vapour sensors that react to the presence of volatile organic compounds, or VOCs, in a persons exhaled breath. The electronic nose is also being used as an aid against terrorism, to sniff out explosives or ...
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