Resveratrol for a longer life - if you're a yeast

Published: November, 2010

The cardiovascular promise of this red wine compound has not been confirmed in humans.

Oh, the hype one molecule can generate. That has been the fate of resveratrol, a substance found in red wine that some research suggests accounts for the cardiovascular benefits of red wine.

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