Benefits

Mitochondria are the powerhouses which make energy inside every cell in our bodies. As we age, mitochondrial function becomes slowly impaired. Resveratrol has been shown to penetrate cells and help rejuvenate the mitochondria thus supporting healthier aging.

How Does Resveratrol Work?

Resveratrol (a.k.a. trans-resveratrol or 3, 4′, 5-trihydroxystilbene) is a natural phytoalexin compound, found in red grape skin, Japanese knotweed, peanuts, blueberries, and some other berries1. In nature it is produced by some plants in response to stress, injury, infection or ultraviolet (UV)-irradiation2. In humans, resveratrol has raised attention not only for being a very effective antioxidant3 but also exhibiting a number of complementary functions on cellular and systemic levels, leading to an plethora of beneficial health effects4. Since then, scientific interest for this polyphenol has increased exponentially. Since its discovery, there are now more than 11,300 scientific papers published to date6. Today, resveratrol is recognized for its beneficial effects on, amongst others, cardiovascular health7, blood glucose control8, bone health9,10, memory11 and skin health12. Resveratrol is therefore widely used as a key ingredient to promote healthy aging. References