Is the concept of resveratrol true? How does it help?

Resveratrol is a polyphenol with the other name as Red Wine Extract, 3, 5, 4′- trihydroxystilbene. It is found in Berries, Red wine, Red grapes, and peanuts and is believed to possess numerous qualities. But all the qualities which one may enlist, are partially true.

Myths Associated

There are certain myths associated with this magical supplement.

  • Improves short-term memory

  • Increases lifespan

  • Is a boon for anti-ageing

  • Cures cancer

  • Cures diabetes

  • Neuroprotective effects

  • Cures Alzheimer’s Disease

  • Makes one slim by curing obesity.

But all these myths may or may not be true. It is believed that Resveratrol is an anodyne for every ailment. But its ability to deal with ailments lies in the way it deals with the metabolic activities of the body.

  • It is beneficial for its effectiveness in dealing with the body in tackling Insulin Sensitivity.

  • It increases the blood flow to and fro the brain.

  • By the improved blood circulation, one may lead a better life, but not a longer one.

  • It makes blood clot formation difficult, thereby, increases the longevity of an organ.