Resveratrol Supplements Benefits on Metabolism, Type 2 Diabetes and Obesity

Resveratrol, a natural polyphenolic compound present in red wine, has been shown to protect animals against metabolic stress such as high-fat-diet-induced obesity; however, its effects in humans have not been systematically analyzed. The current trial is the first to evaluate resveratrol’s metabolic effects in humans.

Patrick Schrauwen of Maastricht University Medical Center and his associates report in the November, 2011 issue of Cell Metabolism that resveratrol supplementation in obese… Continue reading