Fish that live longer thanks to Resveratrol

In the continued study of resveratrol, the polyphenol found in wine, scientists from Italy found that a certain type of fish, killifish actually, plagued with a short life span lived 30% longer when given the chemical. Other benefits included slowing of a slackening of muscles and learning disabilities. Good news for the defense of wine and its health implications, as the researchers said that these benefits “should work for higher vertebrates like humans.
Resveratrol has also been credited with preventing Alzheimer’s disease and bone marrow cancer, Lung cancer, possibly Cataracts, and more.

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