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What is resveratrol?

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Resveratrol is a natural chemical compound found in grapes, red wine, and other foods. As a supplement, resveratrol has been promoted as a treatment for many conditions, as well as aging. But resveratrol supplements haven't been well studied in people.

SOURCES:

American Heart Association: "Alcohol, Wine and Cardiovascular Disease."

Fundukian, L., ed. , third edition, 2009. The Gale Encyclopedia of Alternative Medicine

Linus Pauling Institute: "Resveratrol."

Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center: “About Herbs: Resveratrol.”

Natural Medicines Comprehensive Database: “Resveratrol.”

Natural Standard Patient Monograph: “Resveratrol.”

Reviewed by Melinda Ratini on March 26, 2020

SOURCES:

American Heart Association: "Alcohol, Wine and Cardiovascular Disease."

Fundukian, L., ed. , third edition, 2009. The Gale Encyclopedia of Alternative Medicine

Linus Pauling Institute: "Resveratrol."

Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center: “About Herbs: Resveratrol.”

Natural Medicines Comprehensive Database: “Resveratrol.”

Natural Standard Patient Monograph: “Resveratrol.”

Reviewed by Melinda Ratini on March 26, 2020

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