Category Archives for Resveratrol

Happy Hour: Red Wine vs. Vodka

Many scientists have attributed the cardioprotective and life-extending effects of wine to resveratrol. For instance, the so-called “French paradox” purports to explain the fact that the French,

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Two Unusual Ways to Raise Testosterone

Keeping testosterone at a decent level as men age can be a challenge. To do this, for starters, one must ensure adequate nutrition; for example, zinc levels are important. Zinc deficiency, which is surprisingly

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Three simple and effective ways to slow aging and increase lifespan

A recent study found that raising levels of the cell signaling molecule AMPK increased lifespan in fruit flies by 30%. (Cell Reports, PDF, press release.) AMPK did this by increasing activity of autophagy,

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Resveratrol enhances exercise performance

Improvements in skeletal muscle strength and cardiac function induced by resveratrol during exercise training contribute to enhanced exercise performance in rats • Resveratrol, an antioxidant found

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Increasing testosterone by inhibiting aromatase

Kindke has an interesting post on an easy way to increase testosterone, through inhibiting the enzyme aromatase. This enzyme is responsible for converting testosterone (T) into estradiol. In the study

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Resveratrol doubles sperm count and testosterone in rats

trans-Resveratrol, a Natural Antioxidant from Grapes, Increases Sperm Output in Healthy Rats trans-Resveratrol was reported to have health benefits including anticarcinogenic effects and protection against

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Resveratrol augments benefits of exercise

Improvements in skeletal muscle strength and cardiac function induced by resveratrol during exercise training contribute to enhanced exercise performance in rats. Exercise training (ET) improves endurance

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Resveratrol protects against physical fatigue and improves exercise performance in mice

Resveratrol protects against physical fatigue and improves exercise performance in mice. Resveratrol (RES) is a well-known phytocompound and food component which has antioxidative and multifunctional bioactivities.

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Reevaluating resveratrol

Effects of Resveratrol and SIRT1 on PGC-1α Activity and Mitochondrial Biogenesis: A Reevaluation.Key sentences: We conclude that, contrary to some previous reports, the mechanism by which SIRT1 regulates

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Resveratrol increases lifespan in the honeybee

The lifespan extension effects of resveratrol are conserved in the honey bee and may be driven by a mechanism related to caloric restriction Abstract Our interest in healthy aging and in evolutionarily

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Antidepressant effect of resveratrol

Antidepressant-like effect of trans-resveratrol: Involvement of serotonin and noradrenaline system. AbstractThe antidepressant-like effect of trans-resveratrol, a phenolic compound present in polygonum

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Synergistic effects of leucine and resveratrol on insulin sensitivity and fat metabolism

Synergistic effects of leucine and resveratrol on insulin sensitivity and fat metabolism in adipocytes and mice. Abstract (provisional)Background Sirtuins are important regulators of glucose and fat metabolism,

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First Clinical Trial of Resveratrol

Calorie restriction-like effects of 30 days of resveratrol supplementation on energy metabolism and metabolic profile in obese humans: Resveratrol is a natural compound that affects energy metabolism and

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Melatonin in Red Wine Is Cardioprotective

Is red wine a SAFE sip away from cardioprotection? Mechanisms involved in resveratrol- and melatonin-induced cardioprotection Abstract:  Epidemiological studies suggest that regular moderate consumption

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One reason men may want to consider resveratrol

trans-Resveratrol, a natural antioxidant from grapes, increases sperm output in healthy rats. Juan ME, González-Pons E, Munuera T, Ballester J, Rodríguez-Gil JE, Planas JM.Source Departament de Fisiologia,

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