Resveratrol Supplements and Diabetes


Recent studies presented at the American Diabetes Association show that high dosage resveratrol supplements improve insulin sensitivity and resistance in humans.

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Does resveratrol improve memory?


Red wine and a substance in it called resveratrol have been getting a lot of press lately as being good for your heart. Resveratrol, an antioxidant, has received the most attention from researchers, since it seems to help prevent damage to blood vessels, reduces "bad" cholesterol and prevents blood clots. Now scientists at the University of Florida's Institute on Aging are preparing to test whether resveratrol can help improve memory and physical function in older adults. What they need for the 12-week clinical trial are volunteers who are willing to try a dietary supplement.

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A Valentine's toast to your heart


Valentine's Day usually turns to thoughts of love, romance and celebrating the moment with a pleasing meal and possibly a glass of bubbly. Restaurants plan special menus that offer three to five courses with optional wine pairings. And chocolate desserts are a given.

My romantic thoughts this Valentine's Day turn to celebrating (hopefully) the good health of that special someone in your life. And lifting a glass of red wine may play a role in this process.Health benefits

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Resveratrol Protects Lungs


Red-wine chemical aids the orderly destruction of precancerous cells during smoking.The inhalation of smoke, especially from cigarettes, is a leading cause of lung cancer. But new research on lung cells in a lab shows a glass or two of red wine may help prevent the disease.

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Fish Oil Becomes Most Popular Dietary Supplement


Among people who use multiple dietary supplements, fish oil/omega-3 supplements now top multivitamins in popularity, according to a recent survey by ConsumerLab.com. The survey also shows that vitamin D use jumped 30% since last year and resveratrol use surged by 66%. The ConsumerLab.com survey is based on 6,012 responses collected in November from a sampling of subscribers to the ConsumerLab.com free e-newsletter. Most respondents use multiple supplements.

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Vino Finito as Fountain of Youth


Red wine's reign as the new "Fountain of Youth" might be over.
Pfizer scientists in Groton, led by Kay Ahn, are refuting a claim that indicates resveratrol, a key component in red wine, can slow the aging process, the Day of New London reports.
The scientists published the research last month in the Journal of Biological Chemistry, calling into question previous research suggesting resveratrol boosts an enzyme that slows the aging process."Efforts to slow the march of old age with a pill have been dealt a blow," New Scientist magazine reports.

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