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Should you take resveratrol to live longer?

14 May 2009 (updated 9 December 2022)

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Should you take resveratrol to live longer?

A couple months ago, my wife and I started taking resveratrol, a dietary supplement that appears to be effecting significantly extended and healthier life spans in mice and monkeys. Results have not yet been verified in humans. But here’s a video segment from 60 minutes that may intrigue you.

[Reviewing this on 14 June 2015, it has been several years since we stopped taking Resveratrol. My assessment of accumulated evidence is that most if not all consumer Resveratrol supplements are unlikely to provide the desired benefits, although ongoing research into higher doses may lead in beneficial directions.]

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