In a recent study involving resveratrol, a team of researchers found that the compound kept mice healthier as they aged, though it did not extend overall lifespan. The study, co-authored by Rafael de Cabo of the National Institute on Aging and noted resveratrol researcher David Sinclair of Harvard Medical School, found that resveratrol, a natural chemical compound found in grape skins and red wine, provides cardiovascular benefits, better motor coordination, reduced cataracts, greater bone density and better kidney function.
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