Posts Tagged ‘resveratrol’
“Step right up ladies and gentlemen and try the world’s most amazing elixir. It gives you energy, melts wrinkles away, and even makes your children do their homework!” Sounds like the barking pitch of yesterday’s medicine man, doesn’t it? Or does it? Today, these sideshow vendors have moved their elixir wagons to the Internet, selling promises of better vision, better hearts, better sex, heck, a better life. Some of the pitches are obvious fabrications (“Lose 20 pounds in 20 minutes!”) while others make you stop and pause. Like resveratrol. Incoming search terms:resveratrol side effects (488)resveratrol side effects hair loss (25)is […]
Continue reading Resveratrol: Is Wine Really Good for Your Heart and Health?
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Tags: anti-aging, Anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, heart disease, LDL cholesterol, magic pill…and resveratrol, nutrition, resveratrol, resveratrol is wine really good for your heart and health, wine polyphenol resveratrol
Resveratrol is a chemical compound believed to have antioxidant properties, which protect the body from the damaging effects of free radicals. Resveratrol is a polyphenol found in grape seed and grape skin extracts that has been the subject of much research. A recent study published in the journal Applied Physiology, Nutrition, and Metabolism demonstrates initial evidence that grape seed and skin extract (GSSE) could protect against kidney disease resulting from a high-fat diet. Researchers at the Laboratory of Bioactive Substance at the Center of Biotechnology of Borj-Cedria (CBBC) in Tunisia used laboratory rats that were fed a high-fat diet to […]
Continue reading Grape Seed Extract Fights Kidney Disease Due to High-Fat Diets
Posted in: Anti-inflammatory, Kidney Disease, News Briefs
Tags: high-fat diet, obesity-induced kidney damage, resveratrol
A recent study suggests that resveratrol, substance found in red wine and red grapes, may be a possible protection against hearing loss and cognitive decline. Lead author Michael D. Seidman, division director at Henry Ford Hospital said that resveratrol is a potent chemical that appears to protect against the inflammatory process of the body relative to aging, hearing loss and cognition. According to Dr. Seidman, the study focused mainly on the effect of resveratrol on bioinflammation, the body’s response to injury and thought to be the cause of a lot of health problems including cancer, aging, Alzheimer’s disease and hearing […]
Continue reading Resveratrol Protects Against Hearing Loss
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Tags: cognitive decline, hearing loss, resveratrol
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