ProHealth health Vitamin and Natural Supplement Store and Health
Home  |  Log In  |  My Account  |  View Cart  View Your ProHealth Vitamin and Supplement Shopping Cart
800-366-6056  |  Contact Us  |  Help

|
|
|
|

Trending News

Higher dementia risk linked to more use of common drugs

Top Anti-Inflammatory Foods, Herbs, and Spices

Latent HIV may lurk in 'quiet' immune cells, research suggests

Multiple sclerosis: pathological progression of the disease documented for the first time

Propolis - The Natural Antibiotic for MRSA, Candida, and More

Activate Your Natural Killer Cells

Microbiome linked to type 1 diabetes

Baylor Scientist Finds First Direct Evidence of Gene-Exposure Link in Gulf War Illness

Lyme disease costs up to $1. 3 billion per year to treat, study finds

Common Allergy Medication May Be Effective In Starving and Killing the Bacteria That Causes Lyme Dis...

 
Print Page
Email Article

Beneficial effects of resveratrol on atherosclerosis - Source: Journal of Medicinal Food, Dec 2008

  [ 1 vote ]   [ Discuss This Article ]
By Enguo Fan, et al. • www.ProHealth.com • December 10, 2008


[Note: Resveratrol is a naturally-occurring compound found most abundantly in the skin of red grapes, berries, red wine, peanuts, and the root of a flowering plant used in traditional Chinese medicine - Polygonum cuspidatum.]

Atherosclerosis, a progressive disease characterized by the accumulation of lipids and fibrous elements in the arteries, is a most important contributor to cardiovascular diseases. Resveratrol is a naturally occurring phytopolyphenol compound, and shows the ability to reduce the risk of cardiovascular diseases.

In this review, beneficial effects of resveratrol on the initiation and progression of atherosclerosis - including:

• Regulation of vasodilator and vasoconstrictor production [blood pressure],

• Inhibition of oxidative stress/reactive oxygen species generation,

• Anti-inflammation,

• Inhibition of modification of low-density lipoproteins ["bad" cholesterol],

• Anti-platelet aggregation [anti-clotting],

• And its abilities to impede progression and modulate complications of atherosclerosis - are discussed.

Source: Journal of Medicinal Food, Dec 2008;11(4):pp610-614. PMID: 19053850, by Fan E, Zhang L, Jiang S, Bai Y. College of Life Sciences, Nankai University, Tian Jin, People's Republic of China; Institute of Plant and Cell Physiology, Martin-Luther University, Halle/Saale, Germany; [E-mail: Enguo Fan, fan@pflanzenphys.uni-halle.de]




Please Discuss This Article:   Post a Comment 



[ Be the first to comment on this article ]




 
Free Chronic Fatigue Syndrome and Fibromyalgia Newsletters
Subscribe to
Our FREE
Newsletter
Subscribe Now!
Receive up-to-date ME/CFS & Fibromyalgia treatment and research news
 Privacy Guaranteed  |  View Archives

Save on Vitamins and Supplements

Featured Products

Optimized Curcumin Longvida® by ProHealth Optimized Curcumin Longvida® by ProHealth
Supports Cognition, Memory & Overall Health
Energy NADH™ 12.5mg Energy NADH™ 12.5mg
Improve Energy & Cognitive Function
FibroSleep™ by ProHealth FibroSleep™ by ProHealth
The All-in-One Natural Sleep Aid
Ultra EPA  - Fish Oil Ultra EPA - Fish Oil
Ultra concentrated source of essential fish oils
Mitochondria Ignite™ with NT Factor® Mitochondria Ignite™ with NT Factor®
Reduce Fatigue up to 45%

Natural Remedies

Why Berries Offer a Rainbow of Health Benefits Why Berries Offer a Rainbow of Health Benefits
The Big Blue Fish that Helps Chase the Blues Away The Big Blue Fish that Helps Chase the Blues Away
Research Links Green Tea to Weight Loss Research Links Green Tea to Weight Loss
Sleep Like a Baby in Nature's Cradle Sleep Like a Baby in Nature's Cradle
Shoo Pain, Don't Bother Me - Top 10 Nutrients to Take Back Your Life Shoo Pain, Don't Bother Me - Top 10 Nutrients to Take Back Your Life

FIBROMYALGIA RESOURCES
What is Fibromyalgia?
Fibromyalgia Diagnosis
Fibromyalgia Symptoms
Fibromyalgia Treatments
| CFS RESOURCES
What is CFS?
ME/CFS Diagnosis
ME/CFS Symptoms
ME/CFS Treatments
| FORUMS
Fibromyalgia
ME/CFS
ADVANCED MEDICAL LABS
WHOLESALE  |  AFFILIATES
GUARANTEE  |  PRIVACY
CONTACT US
LIBRARY
RSS
SITE MAP
ProHealth on Facebook  ProHealth on Twitter  ProHealth on Pinterest  ProHealth on Google Plus
Credit Card Processing