Saturday, May 18, 2013

It's official - red wine - good for you

A natural ingredient found in red wine, resveratrol, found in the skin of grapes, combats diseases related to getting older, like type 2 diabetes, cancer or Alzheimer's. Specifically, resveratrol increases the activity of sirtuins, which makes mitochondria — the cell part that turns food into energy in our cells — more efficient.

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