People are trying to live longer. Magazine pages are filled with healthy diet help, fewer people smoke, and scientists are curing more cancers than ever.
Drug abuse and chronic liver disease are the main culprits. And when it comes to liver disease and cirrhosis, alcohol abuse and obesity are the main risk factors.
Meanwhile, life expectancy in France continues to rise, despite the regular diet of creamy foods and red wine.
For years now, one of the most convincing explanations is the resveratrol in the red wine. The French drink wine, and particularly red wine, at most meals.
Resveratrol is the key ingredient in red wine that is believed to be the reason.