Effects of grapes products on cardiovascular disease risk factors

  • Mercedes Antúnez
Keywords: Grape, cardiovascular disease, risk factors, wine


Cardiovascular disease continues to be a leading cause of morbidity and mortality among adults in Western countries. Cigarette smoking, high blood pressure, high serum total cholesterol and LDL-cholesterol, low serum HDL-cholesterol, diabetes mellitus and advanced age are considered the main risk factors for cardiovascular disease.