Is Resveratrol a Longevity Compound?

Posted on December 30th 2019 (26 days)

In this episode, Rhonda gives a summary of the science of resveratrol including its effects in animals and humans, the mechanisms behind how it works, and the bottom line on resveratrol supplementation and safety.

A few key moments...

  • 00:03:39 - Clinical effects of resveratrol in humans
  • 00:04:10 - Effects on cardiovascular health biomarkers in humans
  • 00:06:54 - Reduction of inflammatory biomarkers in humans
  • 00:08:11 - Improved cognition and memory in clinical studies
  • 00:11:23 - Healthspan improvements in animals
  • 00:12:28 - Induction of longevity genes via xenohormesis
  • 00:16:19 - Contradictory effects on exercise-associated benefits
  • 00:20:34 - Various factors that affect resveratrol bioavailability
  • 00:23:09 - Unintentional effects on drug metabolism

For a more in-depth timeline, as well as references for this episode, click the timeline tab.

Learn more about resveratrol on our overview page

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