Return to resveratrol (thing)
Also known as trans-resveratrol or res; a compound in [red wine] that may explain in part the [French paradox] of low rates of [heart disease] and a high-fat [diet]. Resveratrol is found in red grapes, and is highly concentrated in [muscadine] grapes.
There have been some [studies] that suggest that red wines reduce [cholesterol]. A recent study at [UNC] shows that resveratrol also turns off a [protein] that promotes [cancer] cell growth.
[CNN] has an article at the following address (as of [July 4, 2000]): http://www.cnn.com/2000/HEALTH/diet.fitness/07/03/french.paradox/index.html.