Monday, August 20, 2012

Why can’t someone find this in beer?

“AN ingredient in red wine may help to keep older people steady on their feet, research suggests.

“Tests on ageing mice showed that a molecule found in dark grapes and red wine improved their sense of balance.

“After four weeks, animals fed the compound resveratrol were able to navigate a narrow beam as well as young mice.

“Without the supplement, the older mice tended to stumble.”

(Key phrases: “an ingredient” and “fed the compound.” The mice should have been saying, “Keep the compound. Where’s the wine?”)

Found at

No comments:

Post a Comment