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Resveratrol Helps Weight Loss and More!

Updated on March 11, 2012
Red wine contains Resveratrol!
Red wine contains Resveratrol!

What Is Resveratrol?

Resveratrol is a powerful antioxidant that's found in red wine, grapes, some berries, grape juice and peanuts. It's made such a splash for all its health-benefiting properties, that 60 Minutes featured it on one of their segments.

Resveratrol's claims include protecting the heart and brain from disease, preventing certain types of cancer, reversing diabetes, etc. and now there's more great news...

Take Resveratrol and get skinny!

Researchers find good news! Resveratrol attacks fat cells!
Researchers find good news! Resveratrol attacks fat cells!

Resveratrol: The Latest Research

Recently published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, is a study whereby researchers discovered that Resveratrol inhibited the growth of fat cells.

Researchers have known for sometime that reduced calorie intake is beneficial to our health and actually extends life by slowing the aging process. Now it's found that Resveratrol mimics the action of reduced calorie intake.

And now more good news! The authors of the study add, “Resveratrol may protect against diet-induced obesity and metabolic diseases such as hepatic steatosis and insulin resistance..."

Resveratrol comes in pill form!
Resveratrol comes in pill form!

How Much Resveratrol Should We Take?

There's a lot of information out there concerning how much Resveratrol we should take. And there's many different studies on the subject, including how much we should take for particular maladies.

There's many reasons to take Resveratrol including the latest news that it attacks those fat cells and helps to keep us thin!

For those who don't drink red wine, Resveratrol is available in supplement form--in other words--pills!

For more information, access the Life Extension Foundation website and read all about it.

CAUTION: The information included herein is for educational purposes only. It is not intended nor implied to be a substitute for professional medical advice. The reader should always consult his or her healthcare provider to determine the appropriateness of the information for their own situation or if they have any questions regarding a medical condition or treatment plan.


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