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Lozenges show potential as novel resveratrol delivery system: Study

Posted March 10, 2014

Delivering resveratrol via a lozenge that dissolves in the mouth may increase the absorption of the red wine compound more than other dosage forms for absorption in the gut, according to new data.

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3 Cutting-Edge Natural Cancer-Fighters

Posted February 19, 2014

Three of the best substances for boosting immunity are pycnogenol, resveratrol, and green tea. Pycnogenol is a patented blend of bioflavonoids that are derived from pine bark. These bioflavonoids hook up with vitamin C and help to boost immune function. There is evidence to suggest that pycnogenol may play a special role in strengthening the walls of the capillaries, helping to stave off inflammation. The bioflavonoids in pine bark may also help protect against cancer.

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Aspirin and resveratrol could prevent cancer by killing tetraploid cells, research shows

Posted February 12, 2014

Aspirin and resveratrol kill tetraploid cells in mice and humans, according to a study by Guido Kroemer of the Gustave Roussy Institute in Villejuif, France and his colleagues. Precancerous lesions often contain tetraploid cells; aspirin and resveratrol could help prevent cancer by eradicating these cells. The research appears in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.

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High-dose resveratrol may boost heart health by lowering LDL production: Human data

Posted November 14, 2013

Daily supplements containing resveratrol may reduce the production of compounds responsible for the build-up of cholesterol in the body of overweight and obese people, says a new study.

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Searching for a youthful appearance: Resveratrol and collagen may help

Posted November 4, 2013

Learning to accept aging with dignity is a nice thought, since after all we all have to age. However, people are becoming more concerned than ever about youthful appearances. This has lead to large investments in anti-aging remedies. Although plastic surgery is one avenue of approach towards that elusive dream of finding a fountain of youth, this is expensive and is often associated with fears about problems associated with surgery. Therefore many people are searching for high quality supplements and creams and lotions to help deal with aging. Herein a review of research on resveratrol and collagen supplementation on facial aging supports the effectiveness of natural remedies of this nature to help fight aging.

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Researchers challenge study that resveratrol lessens exercise benefits for the heart

Posted October 25, 2013

Earlier this year media outlets published results of findings that the ingredient in red wine, resveratrol, might undo or lessen exercise benefits in older adults. But now two independent researchers say no such conclusion could be drawn from the study.

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Resveratrol lowers caloric intake to aid weight management and extend natural lifespan

Posted October 16, 2013

Nutritional researchers are continually examining naturally occurring compounds to determine their potential impact on human health. A number of nutrients have been found to provide critical antioxidant and anti-inflammatory support for cellular metabolism and lower disease risk for most chronic diseases such as heart disease, stroke, diabetes, cancer and dementia. Resveratrol sits high atop a short list of protective chemicals, as it has repeatedly demonstrated superior effectiveness as an aid to promote vibrant health.

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Study: Resveratrol Remains Effective Against Cancer After The Body Converts it

Posted October 3, 2013

A chemical found in red wine remains effective at fighting cancer even after the body’s metabolism has converted it into other compounds. This is an important finding in a new paper published in the journal Science Translational Medicine by Cancer Research UK-funded researchers at the University of Leicester’s Department of Cancer Studies and Molecular Medicine.

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Warning about resveratrol supplements for MS

Posted October 1, 2013

People with multiple sclerosis (MS) are being warned against taking resveratrol supplements, after a new study using two MS models has found that the compound worsened MS-like neuropathology and inflammation, and had no neuroprotective effects. Results of the study were published in The American Journal of Pathology.

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Two studies hail resveratrol type 2 diabetes potential

Posted September 19, 2013

Supplemental resveratrol should be considered as an adjunct to standard anti-diabetic agents in the treatment of type 2 diabetes, according to two studies conducted at the University of Medical Sciences in Iran and JSS University in India.

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