Category Archives: Resveratrol

Resveratrol and Alzheimer's Disease

Most people are familiar with the symptoms of Alzheimer’s and know that it affects short-term memory, and in the later stages even long-term memory goes. It also results in a loss of cognitive functions involved in language, recognising people, judging … continue reading "Further Evidence Resveratrol Can Treat Alzheimer’s In New Study" »

Resveratrol and Alzheimer's Disease

In almost every country, the proportion of people aged over 60 years is growing faster than any other age group, as a result of both longer life expectancy and declining fertility rates. There are currently nearly 900 million people aged … continue reading "Resveratrol – a shining star in the research on Alzheimer’s disease" »


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You may have read that ‘health benefits of red wine and chocolate are unfounded’, based on a single study from out of the United States.


I thought I would write a quick summary of where resveratrol is at and what’s been going on.

Vitamin D and Resveratrol

A lab study examining hundreds of ingredients has demonstrated that resveratrol could help improve the human immune system, and may also enhance the effect of vitamin D. In an analysis of 446 compounds, researchers in the Linus Pauling Institute at … continue reading "Lab Study: Resveratrol and Vitamin D combine for extra benefits" »

Resveratrol research

Those of you who have been following the life of resveratrol, which is probably most of you, will be aware of the many benefits linked to this amazing natural substance.

Resveratrol and pharma

It may surprise you to know that despite the medical profession doing their darndest to tell us that supplements and natural remedies don’t work, drug company researchers hover around countries like China, investigating anecdotal evidence that they do.  China’s history … continue reading "Why drug companies research supplements" »


A surprising new study published in the FASEB Journal suggests that resveratrol, the popular known compound found in red wine, may prevent the negative effects that spaceflight and inactive lifestyles have on people. The study, which compared two groups of … continue reading "Out of this world: The latest resveratrol study" »

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