before and after ranch additions wilmette small cape cod remodel lake zurich adding room above garage foot addition condo kitchen remodel buffalo grove .. Chicago Drug testing

Red Wine Compound May Extend Life

Good news! A recent study suggested that resveratrol, a red wine compound, may extend our life.

The study was conducted on fries and worms to see if resveratrol can extend life in these creatures. Previous studies suggested that yeast life can be extended with resveratrol.

It was found that worms and fires fed resveratrol live 30% longer than those that were not fed resveratrol.

Fries and humans share many biological processes. Therefore, there is a chance this red wine compound may also extend life in humans.

Previous studies have found that resveratrol is protective against heart diseases largely due to the antioxidative properties of this compound.

However, the current finding, life-extension with resveratrol, may not be due to its antioxidative properties. Rather, resveratrol may act just like calorie-restriction that activates proteins called sirtuins similar to sir2. Sir2 is an important protein that is present in many animals and participate in the aging regulations.

More good news with resveratrol! Resveratrol does not have any negative impact on the fertility while calorie-restriction may cause infertility. Actually, resveratrol boosts the fertility of fries.

The researchers plan to continue their work on mice. If they can duplicate the same results in mice, resveratrol can be a wonder chemical that can help us extend our life to certain degree.

This study was done by David Sinclair of Harvard Medical School in Boston and colleagues at the University of Connecticut and Brown University in Rhode Island. The study was published in the July 13 issue of journal Nature.

About The Author

John Roberts is a freelance writer for foodconsumer.com

In The News:

The Harmony Between Food and Wine

Wine is a social drink which should be enjoyed in... Read More

Wine Etiquette With Ease

Correct wine etiquette makes the tasting experience much more enjoyable.... Read More

Counting Carbs With Wine

The recent health claims that wines have antioxidants... Read More

Australia Is More Than Jacobs Creek

The Jacobs Creek Brand of wines have taken the world... Read More

What is Corked Wine?

Keeping a wine bottle sealed is probably the most important... Read More

Uses of Mirror Tinted Contact Lenses

Mirror tinted contact lenses have become a topic of interest... Read More

An Idiots Guide To Wine Tasting

Have you ever seen those stiff upper-lipped types doing a... Read More

DWI and Blood Alcohol Concentration: What does it mean?

Blood alcohol concentration (BAC) is the relationship between the amount... Read More

Guide To Tasting Wine

The basics of tasting wine are relatively simple to learn.... Read More

Rare Varietals Cure Wine Boredom

The future of the Australian wine industry will be shaped... Read More

The Cocktail Party

A cocktail party can be more daunting than a dinner... Read More

Food - Wine Pairing Tips For French and Italian Wines

Many people are intimidated by the task of selecting wine... Read More

An Introduction to Wine

What is wine?Wine has been made for centuries from just... Read More

Build Your Own Wine Rack (In An Afternoon)

A good drink is what even Gods enjoy and to... Read More

Wine Tasting

Wine Tasting Component I: LookThe first step you have to... Read More

The Origin of the Cocktail

The cocktail has the distinction of being an original American... Read More

Using Cooking Wine

Cooking wine is sort of a holdover from prohibition. People... Read More

Explore the U.S. Wine Trails

Follow a Local Wine Trail to Discover the Secrets of... Read More

How Sparkling Wine is Made

There are three methods that may be used to make... Read More

Alchoholism, A Major Diesease?

Alcoholism can be given a lot of definitions and all... Read More

The Old Fashioned: Two Recipes of an Underrated Classic

Like many mixed drinks, the Old Fashioned has a number... Read More

Start Your Wine Cellar The Right Way

One of the great joys of wine is to be... Read More

Ideal Wine Temperature

The ideal temperature to store wines is between 55?F and... Read More

Burgundy Wine

Burgundy red wines are produced in an area of France... Read More

Beer and The Commodities Market

Most branded products and agricultural products are not commodities. However... Read More

street light bulbs inductionstreet lighting cost Pete's produce ..
street light bulbs inductionstreet lighting cost Pete's produce ..