Thursday, November 02, 2006

Resveratrol and lifespan

Exciting new reserach on resveratrol, an ingredient in red wines:

Can you have your cake and eat it? Is there a free lunch after all, red wine included? Researchers at the Harvard Medical School and the National Institute on Aging report that a natural substance found in red wine, known as resveratrol, offsets the bad effects of a high-calorie diet in mice and significantly extends their lifespan.


  1. gawker said...

    maybe i should add some red wine to my beer.