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Resveratrol – what are the benefits?

Resveratrol – a buzz word in anti-aging these days – is an antioxidant that’s been credited with a range of things from reducing heart disease to preventing premature aging. Dr Haran Sivapalan examines the evidence. Found in the skin of red grapes, blueberries, pomegranates and peanuts resveratrol first hit the headlines in 1992 when it was put up as a possible solution to “The French Paradox.” How could the French, a people with a diet high in fat, still have a relatively low rate of coronary heart disease? The answer apparently lay in France’s famed penchant for red wine. Red…