Moderate red wine consumption and cardiovascular disease risk: beyond the "French paradox".

  title={Moderate red wine consumption and cardiovascular disease risk: beyond the "French paradox".},
  author={Giuseppe Lippi and Massimo Franchini and Emmanuel J. Favaloro and Giovanni Targher},
  journal={Seminars in thrombosis and hemostasis},
  volume={36 1},
The term FRENCH PARADOX was coined in 1992 to describe the relatively low incidence of cardiovascular disease in the French population, despite a relatively high dietary intake of saturated fats, and potentially attributable to the consumption of red wine. After nearly 20 years, several studies have investigated the fascinating, overwhelmingly positive biological and clinical associations of red wine consumption with cardiovascular disease and mortality. Light to moderate intake of red wine… 

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