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Happy Fourth! - Enjoy Your Resveratrol (Red Wine)

Posted by Jane Akre
Friday, July 04, 2008 1:06 PM EST
Category: On The Road, Major Medical, Protecting Your Family
Tags: Resveratrol, FDA and Prescription Drugs, Living Well

More good news about resveratrol in red wine. 

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IMAGE SOURCE: Wikimedia Commons/ red wine/ author: Andre Karwath 

 

Resveratrol is in the news again.

Already credited with anti-aging properties, resveratrol found in the skin of red grapes, in red wine and in supplements many buy to stay young, new animal research shows resveratrol has very active biological effects.

The National Institute on Aging in Baltimore studied mice and resveratrol.

Author Rafael de Cabo tells the Washington Post, "We have shown that this particular compound has very strong positive effects on preventing cardiovascular disease, reducing heart inflammation, keeping bone health in terms of structure and function, and maintaining loco-motor and balance activity. So, if these effects translate into humans, it will have a very good impact on the standard of human health."

Mice, on a high-calorie diets and resveratrol were shown to have lived longer.

Red wine is a good source of resveratrol, as is the crust of peanuts and walnuts.

Besides resveratrol, a calorie-restricted diet of between 30 to 50 percent, as well as fasting every other day, is shown to have similar benefits of age-related decline.

"But we can't have half of America going permanently on a diet," said de Cabo. "We just can't do it. It's not practical, and it's not going to happen."

The findings done with a team from Harvard Medical School, re published in the July 3 online issue of Cell Metabolism. 

The Washington Post also reports on research out of the Athens Medical School in Greece on green tea.

There researchers found that consuming green tea appeared to improve the functioning of the cells along the circulatory system, endothelial cells, damage to which is a key to the onset of atherosclerosis of the heart. #


2 Comments

Anonymous User
Posted by Bioresearcher
Friday, July 04, 2008 2:43 PM EST

My story starts in early November 2005. During an abdominal echographic exam aiming to determine the health status of the liver, a kidney cancer was detected. Then a multitude of tests like CT scan, PET scan, Scintiscan, electrocardiograms were conducted. The verdict was a kidney cancer with metastases in the lungs. The prognostic was of 2 years at the most. And that was without taking my heart condition into account! I had an infarcts in June 2003 plus the aortic valve which is impaired.

Finally in March 2006 the right kidney is removed. Then in July 2006 I undergo thoracic surgery to removed the biggest metastases. I'm left with a "multitude of small nodules", these are the words used in the radiology report. In September 2006 I begin a chemotherapy. The new drug taken orally brigs a lost of hair, skin rashes, diarrhea and hypertension. By June 2007 I must be hospitalized and a Stent is place in the right coronary artery. In July I receive a new drug. I must thank the drug manufacturer who covered the $800/month that my insurance did not covered. The secondary effects are less severe than the previous drug but my heart is seriously affected. By November 2007 I can't climb more than 5 steps without having to vaporize nitro under the thong. At this point I believe that my 2 years are up and it's time to say "au revoir" . On December 27 2007 I'm hospitalized with cardiac deficiency, pulmonary edema, edema of the extremities, epistaxis (nose bleed) and anemia. This time I truly believe that my number is up.

Back in November, I read a book written by a fiend and former colleague, Dr. Richard Béliveau. The tittle in French is: Les aliments contre le cancer.(Food Against Cancer). With the inconveniences of winter storm plus the Holiday season I received my first shipment of resveratrol (Transmax) by the end of December. I immediately started taking 500 mg 4 times a day but kept on taking the prescribed drug. Further more, I also take 10 ml of a mixture composed of curcuma, crushed black pepper and linseed oil.

Within 3 weeks a miracle took place. Is it the prayers (I'm a scientist but also a believer), the Transmax, the curcuma or the prescribed drug? I will never know for sure but You will not catch me without Transmax. In March I participated in a badminton tournament, in April I led a dog slay. I have activities that were left aside for more than 2 years. My girl friend (11 years younger than I) will not allow me to go without Transmax. She is also taking Transmax because she wants to look as young as I (67 y.o).

The most important news came on April 29, 2008. The scan taken on April first 2008 shows that there are only 2 nodules remaining. They are described as follow:1- small non specific micro-nodule of 3 millimeters; 2- small thickening of 1.3 X 0.4 mm on the bottom left.

I pray for all of you afflicted by disease. Heaven helps those that help themselves.

Anonymous User
Posted by robert hower
Friday, July 04, 2008 6:26 PM EST

Great solution

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