American scientists and other health experts from around the world are puzzled as they try to discover the “secret” behind the French Paradox. The problem is that the French consume three times as much saturated fat as Americans and one-third less French people die from heart attacks. The French also have much less obesity than America and other Western countries.
The French eat rich foods high in saturated fats, such as cream, butter, pastry and rich cheeses. But they also consume red wine and olive oil. Researchers have found olive oil to be a heart-healthy source of fat. However, the olive oil the French consume does not rule out the high amounts of saturated fats they eat, and therefore does not properly explain the French paradox.
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Loire Valley is amazing region with beautiful landscape, historic cities, villages and many great Châteaux. It is area where you can breathe history, visit Leonardo da Vinci´s thomb or town of Jeane d´Arc. It is land that has been cultivated for centuries. It may be that it is the reason why the Loire Valley wine tastes so differently.
Loire wine region is situated along the Loire River from Muscadet region near Nantes on the Atlantic coast to the region of Sancerre and Pouilly-Fumé southeast of Orléans in north central France. It includes regions Anjou, Saumur, Bourgueil, Chinon, and Vouvray... more
Are you planning to go on a wine tasting tour in California sometime this year? If you are planning to visit the vineyards of California, you should find the best California wine tour packages and get the most out of your visit to this fabulous place. No, the best California wine tour packages will not necessary put a huge hole on your budget. Some of the best country wine tours in California are just within your budget range so there is no need to for you to be overly concerned about your finances during your trip. In fact, with a few money saving tricks, you can go on the best California wine tour without spending a lot of money. The key here is to be well prepared for your trip. To help you prepare for your wine tasting adventure in California, here are some tips for you.
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Champagne is regularly served as an aperitif or as a toast at the end of a meal, so it is often overlooked when it comes to food. However, because Champagne is naturally acidic, more
One of the most important wine accessories to have is stemware. Stemware is a type of drink ware that stands up on a stem above a base. Most of the time it's made from glass, but it can also be made from metals and ceramics. more
Our 2006 Cabernet Sauvignon and other wines reflect our commitment to crafting fine wines from our estate Margarita Vineyard in the Paso Robles wine country. more