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Study: Red wine helps body stay young

November 27, 2008 10:05:19 AM PST
The fountain of youth may be found in red wine, according to a new study.New findings in the Journal Cell suggest resveratrol, a chemical found in red wine, helps the body preserve a youthful pattern of genetic activity.

In a study conducted on mice, reservatrol extended their lifespan 24 to 46 percent.

Researchers say this is more evidence the genes sensitive to reservatrol are involved in the aging process and manipulating them may help keep us young.

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