Resveratrol may hinder effects of exercise, study suggests

November 3, 2014 3:38 PM

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Resveratrol may hinder effects of exercise, study suggests

Resveratrol, a compound in red wine, has been heralded in past studies for health benefits such as lowering blood pressure and slashing heart disease risk. But one of its supposed perks— enhancing the effects of exercise— has been challenged in new research.

According to a small study published in the November 2014 issue of the journal Applied Physiology, Nutrition and Metabolism, resveratrol (RSV) may impede the body’s response to physical training.

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