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17,18 Resolution of the issue as to whether dietary flavonoid intake independently reduces cardiovascular outcomes therefore awaits further population-based studies and may only be fully resolved through a large-scale intervention trial. The question as to whether alcoholic beverages that are rich in flavonoids can further influence any associations between flavonoid intake and CVD is not yet supported by epidemiological evidence. 4 ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGE PREFERENCE AND CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASE If the polyphenolic flavonoids in alcoholic beverages are having a significant influence on atherogenesis, we would also expect consistent differences in cardiovascular outcomes according to alcoholic beverage preference given the substantially higher levels of polyphenolic compounds seen in red wine.
However, any effects of alcoholic beverage polyphenolics on endothelial function need to be understood in the context of possible effects of alcohol to also modulate endothelial function. 91 After 3 months of abstinence, however, the ex-drinkers had significantly impaired endothelial function when compared to the control group despite being nonsmokers, normotensive, normocholesterolemic, and free of cardiovascular disease. 92 Of the 54 subjects who drank alcohol, none drank wine, 24 drank beer, 14 drank sake, 4 drank Japanese vodka, and 4 drank whisky.