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Why Use Resveratrol Supplements?

By Edited Jun 7, 2015 1 2

Given the recent exposure that Resveratrol has recieved thanks in large part to the Oprah Winfrey show, Dr. Oz and 60 minutes, many people have started to research this supplement to see how much it costs and if it is truly a wonder supplement like so many of its spokepeople claim. In fact, during the day following and for several weeks after Oprah featured resveratrol on her show, millions of searches were made and it actually was one of the most googled term on the internet. So what is the big deal about resveratrol and why should someone use resveratrol supplements and incorporate it into their diet? In this article, I am going to discuss just that.

Resveratrol is found in red wine and many researchers believe that it is the reason why doctors suggest drinking a glass of red wine a day for health benefits. The problem is that in order to maximize the benefits of this, a person would have to drink a lot of wine...way more than 1 glass and the alcohol problems would offset the benefits of resveratrol. So, instead they came up with a solution......

Are resvertrol supplements good for you?

The short answer is absolutely yes. A typical reseveratrol tablet is like drinking a case of wine and packs the heart healthy punch of the things that are good with wine. Some of these include:
  • An increase in metabolism which could mean resveratrol is good for weight loss and diets
  • Anti-aging antioxidants...resveratrol can actually slow down or even reverse aging
  • As a prevention to diabetes
  • and finally, resveratrol is great for the heart which is the primary reason why people take it.

Which resveratrol supplement should you buy?

There are many companies that are claiming that they have been endorsed by Oprah or Dr. Oz. Don't believe any of them. Neither Oprah nor Dr. Oz endorsed a company. In fact, Dr. Oz simply stated that resveratrol in general was a very powerful component to anti-aging (the theme for this particular show was anti-aging and most of the things featured were about how diet helps with anti-aging).

When selecting a resveratrol supplement, you should look at the ingredients to make sure that it is either 100% or the ingredients are natural. You should also read the fine print. Many of the more unscrupolous companies will charge you a monthly fee and ship out the supplement monthly regardless of whether you want it or not. My advice would be to really do your due diligence before buying this supplement so that you can find a company that you can trust and that won't charge you monthly unless you re-order.

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Rseveratrol Supplements are all that. They are the perfect solution for those of us who don't like to drink wine but want the heart healthy benefits of drinking wine.


Sep 13, 2009 2:57pm
Great article! and....a Thumbs-up! :)
Jul 15, 2010 4:48pm
Very interesting stuff! I'd never heard of resveratrol before. I will definitely look more into it!
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