5 life-extending benefits of resveratrol

3. It prevents or inhibits some cancers

You may already know that calorie restriction turns on a certain set of genes called “sirtuins” that help you live linger.

Those same sirtuins can also help you survive – and protect you against – breast cancer.

Resveratrol is the compound that turns on sirtuins. So if you want to give yourself an epigenetic advantage against cancer, it might be a wise idea to add red huckleberries, cranberries, lingonberries and blueberries to your diet.

Several studies have also noted that resveratrol makes tumor cells more susceptible to chemotherapy and radiation treatment, increasing the chances of a full recovery from all types of cancer, including aggressive tumors.

Read: 8 anti-cancer compounds and where to get them

Easy Health Options Staff

By Easy Health Options Staff

Submitted by the staff at Easy Health Options®.