New enlightenment of French paradox: Resveratrol's potential for cancer chemoprevention and anti-cancer therapy

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Epidemiological studies have revealed an inverse correlation between red wine consumptions and the incidence of cardiovascular disease, a phenomenon commonly known as the “French Paradox”; namely, the fact that the incidence of heart infarction in France is about 40% lower than in the rest of Europe, despite a diet being traditionally rich in saturated fat.

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1833 - 1836
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10.4161/cbt.6.12.5161
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New enlightenment of French paradox: Resveratrol's potential for cancer chemoprevention and anti-cancer therapy