Category: Resveratrol

Grapes and Resveratrol Facts and Myths

A grape as a source of resveratrol is not always the best choice. Grapes are one of the foods that serve as a source of resveratrol, especially muscadine grapes. You can find resveratrol in grape vines, grape roots, grape seeds, and  grape stalks, but the highest concentration of resveratrol is found in the skin of grapes. The skin of grapes can contain anywhere from 50 to 100 micrograms per gram, which makes it a great source, but not the best source. Continue Reading


Side Effects of Resveratrol

If you are thinking about taking resveratrol, it is only natural to want to know about the side effects of resveratrol. The good news is that if you are taking resveratrol naturally, meaning eating foods that contain resveratrol, you won’t have to worry too much about resveratrol side effects because the amount of resveratrol isn’t that high, so the side effects if there are any are minimal. For example, in order to overdose on resveratrol you will need to drink several bottles of wine on a daily basis. The side effects that you would experience from drinking wine to obtain resveratrol would be from the wine itself, not the resveratrol. Continue Reading


Resveratrol the Phytoestrogen Antioxidant

Resveratrol is a phytoestrogen which means it is structurally similar to estradiol, which is the major form of estrogen in humans. All of these phytoestrogens come from plants and may have many beneficial properties. Continue Reading