Some extremely good news today in the Journal of Gastroenterology, which in future should be compulsory reading in every GP’s surgery.
A research study done at King’s College London of the drinking habits of 3,000 people, found that red wine drinkers have better gut balance between bad and good gut bacteria. Well my balance has never been good so a few more glasses of the Red wouldn’t go amiss.
Even better they had lower cholesterol and were less likely to be obese. I could do with losing a couple of pounds or stones, so I ought to do some serious work on my gut microbiota. I could get really serious about this healthy living thing thanks to these researchers.
So so now I am off down to The Red Lion to stock up on my polyphenols. Then I will go straight to my GP surgery to see if I can get a bottle of 1981 Chateauneuf du Pape on prescription.