Contents

Introduction 41

Polyphenols in Grapes and Wine 42

Polyphenols Metabolism 43

Role of Flavonoids in Cardiovascular Disease 44

Effects on Cholesterol 45

Antioxident Properties of Wine 46

LDL Oxidation 47

Effects on Hemostasis 48

Nitric Oxide-Related Effects 50

Potential Adverse Effects of Polyphenols 50

Conclusions 51

Acknowledgment 53

References 53

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