5 life-extending benefits of resveratrol

1. It protects your heart

Hypertension, or high blood pressure, is the silent killer. It is the most common form of cardiovascular disease, which is the leading cause of death in the United States.

But cardiovascular disease is preventable and, in many cases, reversible — and diet plays an important role.

The most important use of resveratrol is related to the protection of the blood vessels and heart, which lies in its antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, and blood flow properties.

Resveratrol helps prevent damage to blood vessels, reduces “bad” cholesterol and prevents blood clots. For example, according to a study from the European Journal of Pharmacology, resveratrol helps protect you from atherosclerosis, or plaque build up in the arteries.

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Easy Health Options Staff

By Easy Health Options Staff

Submitted by the staff at Easy Health Options®.