Study: Wine gives women intellectual edge over men

August 20, 2010 1:44:30 PM PDT
According to a recent study out of Norway, wine gives women a bit of an intellectual edge over men.

The so-called study tested more than 5,000 middle-age men and women over seven years.

The research shows that women who drank wine four or more times over a two week period scored better on cognitive tests than those who drank only one glass during that same time.

One reason may be due to the polyphenols or antioxidants in wine.

Another reason could be the alcohol itself, which helps blood circulation.