Resveratrol: potential impact on Alzheimer’s

As the population ages, research into Alzheimer’s disease treatment and prevention has increased. A recent study examined the potential impact of resveratrol, a naturally occurring plant compound, on people with mild to moderate Alzheimer’s disease. What is it? Resveratrol is a phenolic, antioxidant compound found naturally in foods such as red wine, grapes, peanuts, seeds, […]

Fat-fighting wine?

You may recognize resveratrol as a bio-active compound found in wine, grapes, grape juice, some other berries and even peanuts.  You may have heard that resveratrol is the fountain of youth, with miraculous anti-aging, disease-fighting properties.  A lot of this was pure speculation, based on the so-called French Paradox: how do wine-drinking French people eat […]

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