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6 Fruits for Health and Anti-Ageing

Updated on December 29, 2017
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I live on a homestead in Port Elizabeth, South Africa. Writing and reading are my passion.

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Research on Resveratrol

In 1992 two Cornell University plant scientists suggested that resveratrol might be responsible for the cardiovascular benefits of red wine. Reveratrol might protect against cancer, heart disease, vascular dementia, alzheimer’s disease and support longevity. One possibility is that resveratrol turns on genes that make sirtuins, ancient proteins which are found in virtually all species. Activating sirtuins kicks off a response that fights disease and prolongs life. More research needs to be done

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Strawberries are Anti-ageing

Strawberries contain vitamin C, manganese, fiber, copper, potassium, phosphorus, biotin, omega 3 fats. Strawberries also contain resveratrol which research has shown to be anti-ageing and prevents degenerative diseases. Resveratrol was found to be richer in the seeds than in the fruit pulp.

Health Benefits of Blackberries

  • Blackberries are a great source of resveratrol and other antioxidants along with dietary fiber, vitamin C, vitamin K and manganese.
  • The plant compound resveratrol has been linked to many health benefits, including cancer prevention, protection against heart disease and longevity.
  • Foods rich in resveratrol are healthy and anti-ageing. However, most research has been done in the laboratory.

Mulberries and Health

Mulberries are packed full of vitamins and fiber and contain high levels of resveratrol, the antioxidant which has attracted so much scientific interest for its health benefits and anti-ageing properties.

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Health Benefits of Cranberries

  • Protects your heart and aids digestion.
  • The flavanoids in cranberry juice can decrease the chances of developing atheroscierosis that can lead to a heart attack.
  • Studies have also shown that flavanoids in cranberries reduce the risk of cancer.
  • Cranberries are rich in fiber, helping the digestive system function smoothly.
  • They contain vitamin C, copper, fiber, vitamin K, manganese and vitamin E. Resveratrol supplements are very popular and believed to promote health and anti-ageing. Resveratrol can regulate the blood pressure by opening the arteries and improving the blood circulation.
  • Antioxidants decrease cell damage and prevent degenerative diseases such as heart disease, diabetes, cancer, Alzheimer’s and parkinson’s and assist with eye, skin, teeth and gum health.
  • Resveratrol is also found in a variety of other foods and berries, such as in peanuts and blueberries and in red wine, chocolates, pomegranates and red raspberries.

Resveratrol by Beth Giesler

  • This is a very interesting and informative book. Condensed and up to date information about resveratrol which is supported by scientific articles
  • The book ‘Resveratrol’ explains the health benefits in layman’s terms. It is a well informed book and presents the latest research on how resveratrol can prevent or delay the onset of serious diseases. Include this antioxidant into your diet in order to generate better health.
  • Research has indicated that resveratrol may assist with longevity.

Resveratrol and Mens Health

Resveratrol Increases Testosterone levels in men and research shows it improves fertility. Studies have shown resveratrol’s ability to reduce oxidative stress from free radical damage. It also makes platelets in the bloodstream less sticky. Reveratrol crosses the blood-brain barrier, giving support to the brain and nervous system.

Resveratrol Powerful Protection against Prostate Cancer

Resveratrol is a supplement that blocks cancer at every stage. It is a polyphenol found in grapes, cranberries, strawberries, blackberries, blueberries, raspberries, peanuts and mulberries. This single supplement stops cancer cells from multiplying. It targets cancer cells and destroys them but does not harm the healthy cells.

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Health Benefits of Raspberries

  • Scientists know that metabolism in our fat cells can be increased by phytonutrients found in raspberries, raspberry ketone.
  • By increasing enzyme activity, oxygen used and heat production in certain types of fat cells, raspberry phytonutrients like rheosmin (raspberry ketone) may be able to decrease risk of obesity as well as risk of fatty liver.
  • Raspberries contain vitamin C, manganese, fiber, copper, vitamin K, patothenic acid, biotin, vitamin E, magnesium, omega 3 fats, folic acid, potassium.


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    Anita Hasch 15 months ago from Port Elizabeth

    Hi Elsie, Thanks for reading my hub. You must have enjoyed your time farming. What did you farm with.

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    Elsie Hagley 15 months ago from New Zealand

    Nice hub, lots of good information. My Husband and I have a small glass of red wine every night with our tea, we have been doing this for many years, have just retired from farming my husband is eighty.

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    Anita Hasch 16 months ago from Port Elizabeth

    Thank you for reading my hub Nadine and for the invite to facebook.

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    Nadine May 16 months ago from Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa

    Great article about what to eat to stay healthy, especially people who have a low immune system due to pharmaceutical drugs. Anita and please will you add me as a friend on Facebook so you can find the latest video you might want to add to this article about the True History of Chemotherapy & The Pharmaceutical Monopoly.

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    Anita Hasch 22 months ago from Port Elizabeth

    Thank you for your comment Shyron

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    Shyron E Shenko 22 months ago from Texas

    This is very interesting important information, thank you.

    Blessings from me to you.

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