The Huffington Post – by Staness Jonekos
Tuesday, August 7, 2012
Breast cancer remains the leading cancer in U.S. women. Over the last decade headlines have warned us that alcohol consumption, including wine, can increase the risk of breast cancer.
A study in the Journal of Women’s Health found that chemicals in the skins and seeds of red grapes slightly lowered estrogen levels while elevating testosterone in premenopausal women who each drank eight ounces of red wine — just under two glasses (eight ounces) — daily for about a month.