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Red Wine Chemicals Help Fight Tooth Decay, Gum Disease

March 1, 2018
by Alex Therrien, BBC News


Red wine has previously been linked to a range of supposed health benefits, from helping the heart to lowering the risk of diabetes.

Now a new study suggests it contains chemicals that can help in the fight against tooth decay and gum disease.

Researchers found compounds from the drink, known as polyphenols, helped fend off harmful bacteria in the mouth.

But experts warned that the findings do not offer a “green light” to drink more red wine.

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