Origin: May be derived from the skin of grapes, blueberries, raspberries, mulberries, and peanuts.
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Overview: Resveratrol is a is a stilbenoid, a type of natural phenol, and a phytoalexin produced by several plants in response to injury or, when the plant is under attack by pathogens such as bacteria or fungi. It is commonly used as a dietary supplement due to its antioxidant-like behavior when ingested.
- Lowering blood sugar
- Decreasing cholesterol levels
- Slowing down age-related cognitive decline by interfering with beta-amyloids.
- Increasing insulin sensitivity
- Easing joint pain
- Suppressing cancer cells
Common Dosage: At the moment, there is no standard dosage for resveratrol. However, supplements on the market today contain 250 to 500 mg.