Those who like to enjoy a nice glass of wine and a piece of chocolate will be happy to know that you can enjoy it GUILT FREE after an interesting FUN FACT has recently been discovered. A recent study conducted by the University of Exeter, England, found out that the treat and the drink help fight wrinkles and keep the skin young. (SAY WHAT?!)
According to the research, both wine and chocolate contribute towards the rejuvenation of old cells, making them behave like much younger cells.
The secret is in the flavonoids. These compounds, present in both foods, are known for their antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties.
Scientists treated inactive aging cells with chemicals based on a substance naturally found in red wine, dark chocolate, purple grapes and blueberries, which caused the cells to present changes and look much younger.