Tag: cardiovascular health

The Effect of Red Wines with Varying Antioxidant Activities on the Cardiovascular Health of Rats

By Patrick J. Lynch (1999), modified by Christian 2003 (Yale University - School of medicine) [CC-BY-2.5 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.5)], via Wikimedia Commons

Thickening of the arteries, or atherosclerosis, is a disease that is often associated with complications of heart attack and stroke. It is caused by LDL cholesterol (low density lipoprotein) which enters into the inner lining of the arteries which causes…