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Tag: Resveratrol

Grapes
Probably best known for its presence in grapes and wine, this popular dietary supplement may have a few tricks up its sleeve. What is resveratrol? Resveratrol is a stilbenoid, a type of natural phenol. It is a phytoalexin, a growth-inhibiting substance created by plant tissues in response to injury or contact with pathogens such as...
Red wine
A human study on the popular supplement resveratrol on heart failure patients has been published, and the results are significant. What is resveratrol? Resveratrol, is a naturally occurring stilbenoid, a type of phenol that is present in various plants and foods, such as grapes, peanuts, cocoa, blueberries, raspberries, and cranberries. It is frequently mentioned as...
Rejuvenation Roundup October
Spooky season has come and gone, but the Grim Reaper is still chasing us down. Fortunately, we've learned quite a bit over the last month in finding ways to stop Death from getting a hold of us quite so soon. LEAF News Based in the United Kingdom, the All Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) for Longevity...
Foods containing resveratrol
New research shows that resveratrol, a chemical found in red wine, contributes to genomic stability by reducing the occurrence of DNA double-strand breaks and prolongs lifespan in genetically modified mice that are prone to carcinogenic mutations [1]. DSBs and genomic instability Genomic instability, one of the hallmarks of aging, is a condition characterized by frequent...