THE DOWNSIDE OF WINE

Your vino may contain more than just antioxidants. When British researchers tested various red and white wines from 15 nations, they found that 12 countries (including France, Spain, and Portugal) produced some Labels that were contaminated with antioxidant-neutralizing metals like copper and zinc. The three nations with labels that passed the tests? Argentina, Brazil, and Italy. (Wines from the United States weren’t tested.) But don’t toss the Bordeaux just yet: “The health concerns may arise from everyday drinking, over decades, of a wine that contains the metals,” says study author Declan Naughton, Ph.D.

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