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3 Glasses a week improves your memory.

3 Glasses a week improves your memory.

 

Champagne usually marks a memorable occasion for most of us – but scientists are now claiming three glasses a week can help to ensure it’s a memory that lasts.

Researchers say that a healthy dose of bubbly can help against brain disorders such as Alzheimer’s Disease and dementia.

Jeremy Spencer, a biochemistry professor at Reading University, said anyone over 40 would be wise to drink two or three glasses a week.

‘Dementia probably starts in the 40s and goes on to the 80s,’ he said.

‘It is a gradual decline and so the earlier people take these beneficial compounds in champagne, the better.’

His team say the source is a compound called phenolic acid, found in the black grapes, Pinot noir and Pinot meunier, both of which are used for champagne.

 

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Where the consumer is concerned, there is basically one important position: “Allow me to get the beer, wine and spirits I want.”

 

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Yet this most basic interest of the consumer is continually thwarted by the  predominant method of alcohol sales and distribution in the United States: the legal mandate that all alcohol flow from producer to distributor to retailer. This method of separating the production, distribution and retail sales aspects of the alcohol industry—known as the “Three Tier System”—has come under attack by wineries and wine lovers as the proliferation of wine products and interest in wine has grown over the past 20 years. Wine lovers found that the three-tier system’s greatest impact was to thwart their ability to get the products they want. Wineries found that the greatest impact of the three-tier system was to thwart their ability to get the products to consumers that wanted them.
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