INTRODUCTION TO RESVERATROL
There are many documented benefits to taking Resveratrol. This powerful antioxidant has been shown to help combat premature ageing. Resveratrol can also fight off free radicals and prevent cancer. But how much resveratrol should you take? (Wellaholic offers our W+ Resveratrol supplements in our online store. This powerful Resveratrol supplement is also included in our Elight Facial Collagen Boost PRESTIGE plan).
MY PERSONAL EXPERIENCE WITH RESVERATROL
Interestingly, I first read about Resveratrol in 2006 via an online research report. Fascinated by the research done by Dr Sinclair at the Harvard Medical School, I gathered many sources of information to understand the science behind how reseveratrol work. I then decided to give resveratrol a try, and have been taking it for the past thirteen years on a daily basis, based on 100mg to 200mg. Recently I have decided to up my dosage to 400mg as it seems to have really help me slow down my ageing process. Of course there could be other factors as well, but I would attribute resveratrol as one of the factors contributing to this.
RESVERATROL DOSAGE ACCORDING TO SCIENCE AND RESEARCH
At the moment, resveratrol is still the subject of extensive ongoing research. Much of this centers around the optimum healthy dosage required by humans to attainthe various health benefits associated with it.
Studies on mice have shown that resveratrol in high doses can increase longevity and play and active role in the prevention of disease and cander. Mice on high fat diets, when supplemented with resveratrol, showed increased survival and insulin sensitivity, as compared to mice that were not.
In other rodent studies, anti-ageing effects were observed in mice which received a human equivalent of as little as 20mg of resveratrol a day.
HOW DOES RESVERATROL WORK?
Resveratrol has a relationship with apoptosis cells (cell death as part of the natural growth and development of the cell). In many studies, it is shown that at a lower dose, resveratrol acts as an anti-apoptotic agent. This protects the heart by increasing cell survival proteins. Also evident at higher doses is the capacity for resveratrol to hinder the growth of existing tumours. Thus, at lower dose, resveratrol can be very useful in maintain not only human health but also slowing down the ageing process.
HOW MUCH RESVERATROL TO TAKE?
In health science circles, 20mg of resveratrol a day is generally agreed to be an appropriate dosage for an adult. This is the lowest effective dosage.
Alternative to taking supplements, you can also drink red wine. However, 30ml of standard red wine averages around 90 micrograms of resveratrol Hence you will need to take 41 glasses of red wine a day to achieve the same effect!
Wellaholic's W+ Resveratrol contains 200mg of daily resveratrol (a month's supply) which can exert impressive changes in critically important genes involved in varous ageing processes and degenerative diseases.
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