Wine May Do Your Heart Good!

September 14, 2011 Updated Sep 14, 2011 at 9:32 PM EDT

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September 14, 2011 Updated Sep 14, 2011 at 9:32 PM EDT

(WKBW/Cleveland Clinic) Go ahead and pour yourself a glass of vino! It just may do your heart good!

Researchers in Italy found more evidence that a glass of wine helps your heart.

A new study shows some of the non-alcoholic components of wine help blood flow.

Researchers found that wine increases nitric oxide that is known to help blood vessels relax and widen, improving blood flow.

But moderation is key. Doctors say more than one or two glasses of wine a day can actually damage your heart muscles.

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