Resveratrol is a naturally occurring poly-phenolic compound (found in foods such as grapes, peanuts and some berries) that has several unique qualities and health benefits.
Resveratrol is a powerful antioxidant able to flush away harmful toxins and free-radicals from the body. It also helps prevent or slow down the oxidation process of other cells.
Resveratrol gained popularity when researchers found that French people, who typically enjoy a diet high in fat, have an unexpectedly low incidence of heart disease. The reason? Frequent consumption of red wide!*
Benefits of resveratrol include:
Protects the CNS (Central Nervous System) by increasing levels of heme oxygenase (an enzyme which is known to protect the nerve cells) in the brain.
Acts as a powerful antioxidant by inhibiting the degradation of lipids and LDL cholesterol.
Helps regulate hormones.