onsdag 6. februar 2013

What is Resveratrol?

 Resveratrol is a type of polyphenols produced by plants to counteract the fungus attacks. The substance is a kind of anti oxidants that are beneficial for human health. In the market the anti oxidants are marketed in the supplement form. Some manufacturers claim their products are powerful to prevent the cancer, keep the heart health, losing weight and more. Is that right? It depends on the product you buy. Like other products, this supplement is also available in high quality and there is also in low quality. Therefore, before you purchase this product consider the manufacturer reputation, label of product, expire date, and others. Generally, trusted manufacturers are maintaining their reputation and quality of products. If you are still unsure or have any health problems, consult a doctor to avoid side effects. You can also read various reviews on the internet.

 Benefits of resveratrol

 - Preventing cancer
 Cancer is a disease that feared by many people. The disease is caused by the growth of abnormal cells that is too fast than normal cells. Not only that, the abnormal cells also invades the surrounding tissue. Naturally, the cancer cells can be killed by the immune system. But if the immune system decreases, the cancer cell grows faster. To support your immune system, you can take supplement rich in anti oxidant such as resveratrol. The anti oxidant may help your endurance system to prevent the spread of cancer cells. It can extend your life expectancy.

 - Maintain the nerve health
 The anti oxidant can protect your nerve cells from the damage so that prevent the disease associated with nerve damage such as alzheimer.

 - Anti diabetes
 Diabetes is a dangerous disease and until now could not be cured. The disease is caused by the decreasing of pancreas function in producing insulin. In other case, the insulin also experiences the resistance to blood sugar. As is known insulin served to bring the sugar from the blood into body cells. Lack of insulin causes an increase in blood sugar levels. This condition causes the body cells lack of fuel to produce energy. This causes people with diabetes easily tired. By taking the resveratrol regularly, the insulin resistance can be prevented, so that the supply of sugar from the blood to the body cells rebounded.

 - Maintaining the health of heart
 Heart health is closely linked with the blood circulation. Blood circulation disorders are usually caused by blocked arteries by cholesterol. The blockage of blood vessels will cause the heart to work harder to pump the blood. In certain circumstances, the blockage of blood vessel can disrupt the supply of oxygen and nutrients to the heart. This condition will make the heart lack of fuel to produce the energy. Taking resveratrol can prevent this problem. The supplement can prevent the cholesterol to stick on the blood vessels. It also reduces the cholesterol level in the blood.

 Natural source of resveratrol

 Most of resveratrol is available in the market is extracted from plants that grow in China and Japan. The plant is known as knotweed. The anti oxidant is also found in the skin of red grapes, berries, peanuts, and cocoa powder.

 Side effects
 Until recently, there is no report about the side effects of the supplement. However it can interact with blood thinners and anti inflammatory drugs. This can increase the risk of bleeding. To minimize the risk, you should consult a doctor before taking the resveratrol supplements.

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