Resveratrol: Nature’s Anti-Ager

The subject of intense scientific interest in recent years, resveratrol appears to possess unique antiaging properties. One of these is its effect on aging skin, specifically its ability to prevent photoaging—damage caused by sun exposure. It decreases wrinkles, improves skin texture, and boosts hydration. Food for Thought Age-related cognitive decline causes difficulty learning, recalling information, and concentrating. Because resveratrol triggers enzymes active in areas of the brain responsible for these functions, it may have potential in delaying the development of Alzheimer’s disease and other debilitating neurological disorders. For more information pick up the September issue of Taste for Life at a retailer near you. If your local retailer does not carry it, simply ask them to.