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Melinjo Dimer Resveratrol Can Have Positive Effect Against Gout

Posted January 27, 2014

According to a clinical trial conducted by the Juntendo School of Medicine in Tokyo Japan, Melinjo Dimer Resveratrol decreases serum uric acid levels in humans. This randomized controlled study demonstrated Melinjo Dimer Resveratrol beneficial effects in healthy adult males. Compared with the placebo control, Melinjo Dimer Resvetarol significantly reduced serum uric acid levels and improved lipid metabolism by increasing HDL cholesterol.

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Study: Resveratrol a smoker’s best friend?

Posted January 24, 2014

Resveratrol supplements could hold cardiovascular benefits for smokers, a new study has suggested.

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Inhibitory effects of grape skin extract and resveratrol on fatty acid synthase

Posted December 17, 2013

Grape skin, a rich source of phytochemicals, has been reported to possess remarkable anti-obesity activity. Fatty acid synthase (FAS) is a key enzyme catalyzing the synthesis of fatty acid de novo, and has been considered as an anti-obesity target. To elucidate the anti-obesity mechanism of grape skin, we investigated the effects of grape skin extract (GSE) and resveratrol, one of the phytochemicals in GSE, on FAS and FAS over-expressed 3 T3-L1 preadipocyte.

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Are These the Two Best Nutrients For Brain Health?

Posted July 25, 2013

A recent study published in the Journal of Nutritional Biochemistry just may quiet some of the anxiety we all face about growing older. According to the researchers, taking a supplement combination of resveratrol, a naturally occurring antioxidant compound found in red wine, and DHA, an omega-3 fatty acid prominent throughout the brain, may reduce the hippocampal inflammation associated with neurodegenerative conditions such as age-associated memory loss and Alzheimer’s disease.

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Resveratrol may support healthy blood circulation in obese adults: Study

Posted June 11, 2013

Daily supplements of resveratrol may boost blood flow and support heart health, says a new study using DSM’s Resvida product.

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Resveratrol Reduces The Body’s Desire for Calories

Posted February 20, 2013

Nutritional researchers are continually examining naturally occurring compounds to determine their potential impact on human health and their protective properties against chronic diseases such as heart disease, stroke, diabetes, cancer and dementia. Not surprisingly, resveratrol sits atop a short list of protective chemicals which has repeatedly demonstrated superior effectiveness as an aid to promote vibrant health.

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Dark Chocolate and Red Wine the Food of Love and Health

Posted February 14, 2013

If you want to keep your true love’s heart beating strong, Susan Ofria, clinical nutrition manager at Gottlieb Memorial Hospital, said the real food of love is dark chocolate and red wine. In moderation, red wine and dark chocolate are good health choices not just on Valentine’s Day, but for any occasion.

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Synergistic effects of leucine and resveratrol on insulin sensitivity and fat metabolism in adipocytes and mice

Posted August 24, 2012

Sirtuins are important regulators of glucose and fat metabolism, and sirtuin activation has been proposed as a therapeutic target for insulin resistance and diabetes. We have shown leucine to increase mitochondrial biogenesis and fat oxidation via Sirt1 dependent pathways.

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Red wine compound could help seniors walk away from mobility problems

Posted August 19, 2012

In a stride toward better health in later life, scientists reported today that resveratrol, the so-called “miracle molecule” found in red wine, might help improve mobility and prevent life-threatening falls among older people. The finding, believed to be the first of its kind, was presented today to some 14,000 scientists and others gathered at the 244th National Meeting & Exposition of the American Chemical Society, the world’s largest scientific society.

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Resveratrol Improves Mean Hemoglobin in Type-2 Diabetes

Posted August 15, 2012

Supplementation of resveratrol for three months significantly improved the mean hemoglobin in type-2 diabetes mellitus, according to a recent clinical trial published in Nutrition Research (j.nutres.2012.06.003). Resveratrol also lowered blood pressure and improved blood cholesterol levels.

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