Does alcohol consumed with a meal affect vascular function

  title={Does alcohol consumed with a meal affect vascular function},
  author={Sylvie Hampton and Cheryl M. Isherwood and Bruce A. Griffin},
Numerous studies in the literature report effects of alcohol and polyphenols on vascular function. However, interpretation of these effects has been confounded by the limitation of study designs and the composition of the food and drinks consumed. It has been reported that de-alcoholised red wine improves vascular function, although red wine has no such effect. The aim of the present study was to determine whether it is alcohol or other components of polyphenol-containing drinks that influence… CONTINUE READING