Resveratrol May Disrupt Full Exercise Potential

November 4, 2014 5:26 PM

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Red wine has been held by many health officials as an excellent ingredient for an active lifestyle. Yet now, recent findings published in the journal Applied Physiology, Nutrition and Metabolism reveal that the compound Resveratrol (RSV) may actually hinder some of the beneficial effects of exercise.

"The easiest way to experience the benefits of physical activity is to be physically active," said lead study author Brendon Gurd from Queen's University in Canada, in a news release. The efficacy of RSV at improving metabolic and cardiovascular functions is not as profound as once thought."

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