Red Wine May Fight Gum Disease
By Miranda Hitti
Red Wine May Fight Gum Disease:
Natural compounds from red wine and grape seeds could help curb gum disease, new research shows.
Don’t raise your glass just yet. The study, presented in Orlando, Fla., at the 35th annual meeting of the American Association for Dental Research, doesn’t recommend drinking red wine to prevent gum disease.
The scientists didn’t douse anyone’s teeth and gums in red wine. Instead, they did lab tests pitting antioxidants from red wine and grape seeds against bacteria linked to gum disease.
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