Resveratrol Improves Insulin Sensitivity in Humans

Low-dose supplementation of resveratrol daily may reduce oxidative stress and improve the body’s sensitivity to insulin, a study from University of Pecs in Hungary suggests. In a double-blind, placebo-controlled study published in the British Journal of Nutrition, Hungarian researchers report observations that people with type 2 diabetes who take 5 milligrams of resveratrol twice dailyContinue reading “Resveratrol Improves Insulin Sensitivity in Humans”

Resveratrol influences belly fat behavior

Fat can not only be unsightly, but if it’s sitting on your belly, may also contribute to overproduction of signaling hormones called adipokines, which are linked to metabolic changes that can worsen health. New research from Aarhus University has found that abdominal adipose tissue extracted from overweight adults, and then exposed to resveratrol, exhibited reducedContinue reading “Resveratrol influences belly fat behavior”

Resveratrol-Rich Plant Extract Stifles Inflammation in Humans

Resveratrol’s antioxidant and anti-inflammation actions shown previously only in vitro and in laboratory animals have now been observed in a small human study. State University of Buffalo New York and Kaleida Health researchers found that supplementation with a plant extract containing resveratrol suppressed generation of free radicals called reactive oxygen species (ROS) and reduced expressionContinue reading “Resveratrol-Rich Plant Extract Stifles Inflammation in Humans”