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French paradox

french paradox (GB)
paradoxe français (F)
paradoja francesa (ES)
paradosso francese (I)

Term for the phenomenon that the French people Compared to other countries to a lesser extent suffer from cardiovascular and cardiac diseases, which is regular red wine Enjoyment is returned. It was discovered by the French professor Serge Renaud in the 1980s and then quickly became a popular word in the wine world by the media. In the United States As a result, the consumption of red wine increased almost 40% overnight. The Copenhagen City Heart Study carried out in 1995 produced a similarly positive result. One of the main causes of the possible positive impact is particularly in red wine Substances occurring in large quantities resveratrol, Critical minds argue, however, that the French may not be suffering from cardiovascular and cardiovascular diseases, but more likely from liver cirrhosis. See also under alcoholism. allergy. health. intoxication and drinking culture,

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