One to three glasses of champagne each week could slow memory loss from ageing, recent research finds.
Scientists have found that phenolic compounds in champagne can help improve spatial memory.
The phenolic compounds come from the Pinot Noir and Pinot Meunier red grapes which are used alongside Chardonnay in the production of champagne.
The compounds affect the signals sent from the hippocampus to the cortex.
The compounds were found to slow the age-related decline in this signalling.
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