Resveratrol is part of a group of compounds called polyphenols and has been shown to be a powerful epigenetic influencer and natural antioxidant. A natural compound found in red grape skin to protect the plant against fungal diseases, inflammation, drought and ultraviolet sunlight.
Phytonutrient – a substance found in certain plants which are believed to be beneficial to human health and help prevent various diseases.
Resveratrol Rich Foods
Resveratrol (3,5,4′-trihydroxy-trans-stilbene) in food include the skin of red grapes, blueberries, raspberries, mulberries, cocoa powder, smaller amounts in peanuts. But everyone’s favourite it’s the plant compound found in red wine.
A powerful antioxidant that plants produce to protect themselves against environmental stresses.
It is believed to be responsible for low rates of heart disease in the French population.
Potential Health Benefits of Resveratrol
Resveratrol is believed to help…
Reducing oxidative stress, which prevents premature aging of cells
lowering blood pressure
lower blood sugar levels
antioxidant so can help prevent cancer
may lower brain plaque levels
NOTE: Resveratrol has mild estrogenic activity women with cancers that are estrogen sensitive should seek advice.
Resveratrol and Anti ageing