- July 1st, 2014
That glass of red wine might offer more benefits to your health than you thought. Resveratrol, an antioxidant compound present in many berries and plants—most abundantly in red grape skins—is said to have healing properties ranging from lowering the risk of heart disease and some cancers to aiding in antidepressive behavior and aging.Stay young and healthy with resveratrolBy Samantha Fischer
- February 1st, 2013
Valentine’s Day is upon us and so are the increased sales of wine, chocolate, and flowers. All of this is OK since wine and chocolate are good for you… right? Well, yes and no. Here are some quick facts to make sure your “sweetie” is getting what she wants and needs:
- February 1st, 2013
Findings from the Resveratrol for Improved Performance in Elders (RIPE) trial were recently presented at the 65th Annual Scientific Meeting of The Gerontological Society of America. The conference offered more than 400 scientific sessions to over 4,000 leaders in the field of aging from around the world.
- January 1st, 2013
Resveratrol has been shown to have several beneficial effects on human health, including cardiovascular health and stroke prevention. Now a University of Missouri researcher has discovered that the compound can make prostate tumor cells more susceptible to radiation treatment, increasing the chances of a full recovery from all types of prostate cancer, including aggressive tumors.
- November 1st, 2012
Resveratrol—the same natural polyphenol found in red wine—preserves the potent pain-relieving effect of morphine in rats that have developed morphine tolerance, suggests a study in the October issue of Anesthesia & Analgesia, the official journal of the International Anesthesia Research Society (IARS).
- March 1st, 2012
WHAT IT IS: Resveratrol is a natural polyphenol antioxidant produced within various plants, especially fruits with dark red skin, such as red grapes. As with all antioxidants, resveratrol protects cells from free-radical damage. Since our bodies cannot produce resveratrol naturally, it’s important to replenish our supplies.
BenefitsWhat it is, why we need it, and where to find it.