14 February, 2012
Anti-aging is one of the characteristics attributed to resveratrol. When resveratrol is in the body, it works to neutralize free radicals—rogue oxygen molecules that can damage or weaken cells. Free radicals can cause visible signs of aging, such as facial wrinkles, as well as injuries to the body’s internal structures, including damage to tissues or blood vessels.
Recent studies have indicated that resveratrol may prevent cells from overexerting themselves. Resveratrol turns on the SIRT1 protein, which controls the activation of genes.
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