Q: How can you get the health boosts of wine if you don't drink?
Oz Says: Get a plate ready — you can easily eat your way to the same advantages. Wine contains heart-healthy antioxidants, but munching on foods with these compounds may be an even better route to getting there, since alcohol also carries health risks, says Niyati Parekh, PhD, an associate professor of public health nutrition at New York University.
Which foods to focus on? Plenty of plants contain artery-friendly antioxidants, but some are filled with one (or two!) of those that are credited with most of wine's healthy powers: resveratrol and quercetin. Don't wait for happy hour to savor the standouts, above.
This story originally appeared in the September 2016 issue of Dr. Oz The Good Life.
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