Resveratrol a Most Amazing Molecule

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Resveratrol – what a delight it is for Marilyn Vine to be able to bring you information on one of nature’s miracle molecules. 


So much information has come through to me and the more I read the more delighted I become with this particular molecule!


I have been reading and learning about all the wonderful things that the researchers believe that this molecule can do for several years.    I personally take a product containing Resveratrol and if you would like to learn about it please click this link.

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May improve blood sugar

Dr Mercola on the 16 September 2019 published this article “Resveratrol Improves Blood Sugar”.  His story at a glance:

  • Resveratrol is antiantioxidant that provides neuroprotection against many neurodegenerative illnesses like Alzheimer's and Parkinson's disease and stroke
  • Resveratrol can increase cerebral blood flow, protecting against depression and brain inflammation, and may even improve learning, mood and memory
  • A recent study indicates resveratrol's ability to improve blood sugar in Type 2 diabetes mellitus
  • Resveratrol decreased fasting blood sugar, increased high density lipoprotein and increased and improved insulin levels in Type 2 diabetes mellitus
  • Resveratrol also treats diabetic side effects without dangerous prescription drugs
  • Resveratrol has an important role in both preventing cancer and enhancing the effect of cancer drugs

Resveratrol may save the life of Astronauts

NaturalNews dated 27 July 2019 published this article “The same scientific establishment that absurdly claims nutrition is useless now admits resveratrol may save the lives of astronauts”.

New research from NASA has found that resveratrol, one of the key medicinal ingredients in grapes and red wine, may be beneficial in helping astronauts on future long missions to Mars avoid developing serious health conditions like muscle atrophy.

Even though the scientific establishment often insists that food nutrients like resveratrol are functionally useless for people on Earth, NASA says they’re great for people up in space who need extra strength to survive long treks across the universe.

[Marilyn comment]   NASA obviously doesn’t want earth bound people to remain healthy only those going to outer space!  

Free Radicals

Dr Mercola dated 22 October 2018 published this article Resveratrol Causes Rogue Cells to Self-Destruct.”  Here is Dr Mercola’s first glance.   Below is Dr Mercola speaking on a YouTube about free radical damage and using supplements containing resveratrol.


[Marilyn comment] The interesting thing that I have learned about this ingredient is that it only has a short life span in your body.  So what is the solution?  Taking smaller amounts more frequently may have an even better results.  


  • A Swiss study involving lab mice suggests resveratrol may be effective in treating lung cancer because it causes rogue cells to self-destruct — at least when administered nasally in high doses
  • The researchers observed a 45 percent decrease in tumor load in mice treated with resveratrol, noting they developed fewer and smaller tumors than untreated mice
  • Given its ability to neutralize free radicals, resveratrol is well-known for its antiaging, anticancer, anti-inflammatory, antimicrobial, antioxidant and neuroprotective properties
  • Although resveratrol is available from food sources such as blueberries, dark chocolate, grape skins and red wine, its low bioavailability makes taking a supplement a more effective option
  • Pterostilbene, which has superior bioavailability and provides benefits similar to resveratrol, is another potent plant compound you may want to check out

Did you know that in France scientists have been researching for years to understand why the French could eat and drink rich foods, high in fat and many other things that we understood to be bad for our health?   It was found that resveratrol (an ingredient found in grapes and grape seeds) was helping people to prevent disease and issues with their health.


Many of you may already be taking resveratrol supplements but I wonder if you know that not all are created equally.   Did you know that when it is exposed to air that it is highly oxidized?  Some nutritional companies just add it to their product just to be able to say it is on the label, but are they concerned whether this molecule is actually working for you?

Type 2 Diabetes

NaturalNews dated 29 March 2018 published this article “Consumption of resveratrol found to improve cerebrovascular function in people with type 2 diabetes mellitus”.  An excerpt from this document:


A study published in the Journal of Nutrition & Intermediary Metabolism has evaluated the effects of resveratrol in the cerebrovascular function of people with Type 2 diabetes mellitus.


Click the link to learn about what the researchers found.

Colon cancer and Resveratrol

NaturalHealth 365 dated 28 November 2017 published this article “Resveratrol and grape seed extract combination very effective at killing colon cancer cells, study reports.”  An excerpt from the article:


Evidence is now showing that grape seed extract offers hope for people suffering from colon cancer, and that the combination of grape seed extract and resveratrol together could be particularly potent in combating cancer cells.


When looking at grape seed extract, researchers divided 52 mice with colon cancer tumors into three groups. There was a control group as well as one that was fed grape seed extract, and another group that was fed sulindac, an anti-inflammatory drug shown to significantly reduced tumor numbers in humans.


The incidence of tumors was suppressed 50 percent in the mice consuming the grape seed extract. This was similar to the suppression rate in the group consuming sulindac.”

Found to kill cancer stem cells

NaturalNews dated 28 June 2017 published this article “Resveratrol compound in grapes found to kill cancer stem cells”.   Here is an excerpt from this article:


“Researchers from the Penn State Hershey Cancer Institute have found a potential cure for colon cancer. They discovered that the compounds found in grapes — resveratrol — could be effective in treating colon cancer, according to Jairam K.P. Vanamala, associate professor of food sciences at Penn State. “The combination of resveratrol and grape seed extract is very effective at killing colon cancer cells. And what we’re learning is that combination of these compounds is not toxic to healthy cells.”


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Testimonial from a Raynaud’s sufferer

Here is what happened after taking a resveratrol supplement

Contact me at this link if you would like to know what they used.

Improving Arteries

Dr Mercola dated 22 May 2017 published an article Resveratrol Improves Arteries.   His story at a glance:


  • A new study shows R., a powerful antioxidant found in dark-colored berries, the skin of red grapes, red wine and dark chocolate, may improve blood vessels in people with type 2 diabetes
  • R. activates the gene SIRT1, a protein that appears to delay aging and the development of several diseases
  • Scientists dosed 57 patients with type 2 diabetes with either R. or a placebo, resulting in improved aortal stiffness in the first group, but an increase in aortic stiffness in the placebo group at the end of the study
  • Has neuroprotective effects that can lower your Alzheimer’s and dementia risks and may also protect against obesity, optimize cholesterol and decrease inflammation.”

  Lowering blood pressure

GreenMedia dated 16 August 2016 provides information on a double blind study showing that Grape Seed Extract Lowers Blood Pressure.         Click this link to find out what the blind study found.

Grape Polyphenols and a high fat diet

NaturalNews dated 18 May 2016 brings information about how Grape polyphenols may help protect the body from the effects of a diet high in fat, according to two studies conducted by researchers from the University of North Carolina Greensboro, and published in the Journal of Nutritional Biochemistry.

"These two studies suggest that grapes and grape polyphenols may help offset a number of the adverse effects of consuming a high fat diet and trigger improvements in intestinal or systemic health," lead researcher Michael McIntosh said. "This is an exciting area of health that merits further study."

Deadly Neurodegenerative Disease

NaturalNews on 5 August 2014 provides great information that may bring hope to many people:

“The antioxidant resveratrol, a natural compound in grape skins, may provide the first known cure for a deadly neurodegenerative disease known as adult-onset neuronal ceroid lipofuscinosis (ANCL), according to a study conducted by researchers from the University of Liverpool and published in the journal Human Molecular Genetics.”

Click this link to learn more about it.   For your information when you peel your potatoes and they have “eyes” in them – make sure you cut these out thoroughly.  I have been told that nematodes can be under these eyes.

Prostate Cancer

Dr Mercola in an article dated 28 October 2013 with regards to how Resveratrol can help with prostate cancer.   Go back to the link at the top of the page and learn about Sisel’s Eternity.    Also click this link to read Dr Mercola’s full article.

Raynaud’s Disease

I heard a lady talking on a webinar on how she had used a resveratrol product and by just taking the recommended dose of ½ an ounce and holding it under her tongue for a moment how it had helped her overcome the problems she had with Raynaud’s Disease.   

Lowers caloric intake

NaturalNews on 16 October 2013 advise:

Nutritional researchers are continually examining naturally occurring compounds to determine their potential impact on human health. A number of nutrients have been found to provide critical antioxidant and anti-inflammatory support for cellular metabolism and lower disease risk for most chronic diseases such as heart disease, stroke, diabetes, cancer and dementia. Resveratrol sits high atop a short list of protective chemicals, as it has repeatedly demonstrated superior effectiveness as an aid to promote vibrant health.”

Click this link to read more about this amazing molecule.

Keeps on fighting cancer

NaturalNews on 9 October 2013 brings more information on this amazing molecule in that even after it breaks down into other compounds it keeps on fighting cancer.

Click on this link to read the full article.

Red Grapes and Blueberries

Prevent Disease on 18 September 2013 advise that an antioxidant, Pterostilbene, produced by plants has shown exceptional properties in fighting infections, cancer, hypertriglycerides and the ability to reverse cognitive decline.   WOW.   More amazing information in the article – click to read.

Scientists and doctors rave about the anti-aging abilities of resveratrol

Below are two YouTubes recently presented (2013) speaking about the scientific studies which are revealing the anti-aging properties of resveratrol.

You will notice that they are talking in terms of maybe five years before this will be available in “pill form” and that “pharmaceutical companies are looking into this”!


Most of you will be aware that when pharmaceutical companies become involved that they do not use “natural” ingredients but they try and find a synthetic form of the part of the ingredient that they believe is actually giving the result.   Sometimes it is the actual synergistic effect of the whole ingredient and not isolated segments that give the result.

You may also be aware that when ingesting a liquid that it is more readily bio-available for the body to absorb.

However, don’t forget to listen and learn about the exciting prospects of resveratrol as shown in the following two YouTubes and then click the link

Vitamin Research News

In an article from Vitamin Research on Resveratrol, Quercertin and Grape Polyphenols that this is the best known health molecule and has been studied in relation to heart, breast, prostate, uterus and immune system.  It is believed to stop blood platelets sticking together.  

Protecting from deafness and Alzheimer’s

NaturalNews dated 24 February 2013 reported on a study from the journal Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, which reported:

"Our latest study focuses on resveratrol and its effect on bioinflammation, the body's response to injury and something that is believed to be the cause of many health problems including Alzheimer's disease, cancer, aging and hearing loss," the study's lead author Michael D. Seidman, director of the Division of Otologic/Neurotologic Surgery in the Department of Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery at Henry Ford Hospital, said in a media statement. "Resveratrol is a very powerful chemical that seems to protect against the body's inflammatory process as it relates to aging, cognition and hearing."

Click on the link to learn more

Prostate Cancer

On 25 March 2013 NaturalNews advises of a study conducted at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center and funded by the National Cancer Institute.   The article goes on to say:

Six years after the study's start, the researchers found that men who regularly took grapeseed extract were 41 percent less likely to have been diagnosed with prostate cancer than men who did not take grapeseed extract regularly. Men whose average use over the 10 years preceding the study was classified as "high" actually reduced their prostate cancer risk by 62 percent.”

Click on this link to read more about this study,

In relation to prostate cancer

Chris Woollams of CancerActive brings information on 27 November 2012 with regards to resveratrol’s ability to boost the effectiveness of prostate cancer chemotherapy.    Click the link to learn more

May have many actions against cancer

A further article from Chris also dated 27 November 2012 gives wonderful information on Resveratrol’s anti cancer properties but also advises of the general benefits:

  • Yeast and fungal infections
  • Anti inflammation
  • Anti-aging and calorie restriction
  • Dementia and Alzheimers
  • Macular Degeneration
  • Heart disease

Shields against high blood sugar surges

NaturalNews on 21 January 2013 brings information on how it can shield against high blood sugar surges to prevent diabetic complications and improve cardiovascular health.   The article goes on to say:

Researchers from China have published the results of a study in the journal, Genes and Nutrition, showing how resveratrol protects against common damage to the arteries that leads to atherosclerosis and cardiovascular dysfunction. While the scientists specifically detailed how the natural compound helps prevent complications in diabetics where fasting and post meal blood glucose can surge from three to five times normal, many health-conscious individuals can benefit from this information to protect them from arterial deterioration frequently associated with cardiovascular disease and increased heart attack risk.”

Learn more by clicking into the link  

Alzheimer’s Disease  
Effects impacting on many families

On 23 February 2011 an article was published by NaturalNews advising that “Alzheimer’s disease is a devastating condition that is charactrised by the formation of protein amyloid plaques that attack the neural syn apses and prevent normal chemical and electrical signaling activity in the brain.”

The article goes on to say:

Reporting in the journal Neurochemistry International, researchers have found that resveratrol activates an enzyme that helps make friendly eNOS and can break the plaque-formation cycle that is associated with the progression of Alzheimer`s disease. The researchers were able to show that resveratrol significantly inhibits plaque formation by as much as 90%.

Read the article in question and then click on this link to read recent information.

Potential to beat cancer 

This is an article from my friend, Chris Woollams, cancerACTIVE website.    If you are interested in learning more about Chris’s amazing website then click on this link which will give you more of an insight into this man and the charity that he runs to help people learn of different ways they may help themselves beat cancer.

In the meantime click on the first link and see what the experts are already claiming with regards to how it can help you beat cancer – from brain tumours to breast, colon to prostate cancers and many more.  In other studies it has been shown that resveratrol can turn off the Cox-2 driver.   Cox-2 has been implicated in inflammation problems, particularly arthritis and this can only be good news for these people. 

Blocking Estrogen Growth Factor

On 17 October 2011, NaturalNews brings information that “Researchers from the Faculty of Pharmacy at the University of Calabria in Italy publishing in The FASEB Journal report that resveratrol blocks the effect of estrogen and can help to prevent the malignant growth of breast cancer in women.”

It further says:  “numerous scientific studies in recent years and has shown promise in lowering risks from cardiovascular disease, cancer and dementia. Scientists also believe the protective nutrient may extend healthy lifespan by directly influencing mortality genes known as SIRT. Health-minded adults will want to include resveratrol from natural food sources or supplementation to reap the numerous health benefits.”

Blocking Estrogen Growth Factor.

In the meantime I have been reading that not only has this ingredient been found to promote longevity and health in a variety of ways but evidence has been found to show that it prevents:

  • heart disease
  • help to keep weight under control
  • normalizes cholesterol levels and may prevent diabetes
  • research now showing that it could prevent some of the top causes of blindness

Take the time to read how Washington University School of Medicine in St Louis has documented that it stops out-of-control blood vessel growth (angiogenesis) in the eye

On 24 September 2012 we learn from NaturalNews that Jane Cavanaugh, an assistant professor of pharmacology at Duquesne University in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, and her colleague ascertained that laboratory mice given resveratrol as part of their normal diet:

  • maintained better movement coordination as they aged
  • less degradation in their nerve tissues
  • less neural cell death
  • 4 weeks into the study mice who stumbled across a balance beam were experiencing dramatic improvements.

Click on the link to read the full article.

Wikipedia has extensive research information

Wikipedia has extensive research information and a very long list of reference points with regards to all the health attributes of this molecule.   Click on the link to read more and this document has many more click in links contained in it.

Below are links to articles giving more information on resveratrol

Please just click on the various links to read so much more information that is available.

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