Is Your Drink of Choice Hurting Your Gut Flora?

The Urban Monk

Four to five different companies monopolize the wine industry, polluting their grapes with herbicides and pesticides, and adding preservatives to prolong sale value.

Commercial Wines and the Gut

Organic grapes, for example, are high in polyphenols and antioxidants (like resveratrol). Polyphenols are compounds that not only starve harmful bacteria in the gut, but feed beneficial bacteria like prevotella and bifidobacterium.

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