Resveratrol is a bioactive plant compound found in the skin of red grapes, cocoa powder, peanuts and a variety of berries . Although unsupported, because of Resveratrol’s availability in high concentrations in red wine, it has been attributed to France’s low levels of heart disease despite a diet that is very high in saturated fats and cholesterol . Resveratrol is a member of a group of organic plant compounds called polyphenols, and they are thought to have antioxidant properties .
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With a Meal on a Long-Term Basis
250-300 mg per serving
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