Why Resveratrol?

Resveratrol seems to have been receiving a lot of press recently because of the fact that it has been deemed as one of the best antioxidants in the modern world. Resveratrol is a compound that is found in the skin of red grapes and in red wine. There are all sorts of studies that prove the wonders that Resveratrol has to offer to your skin. This magical ingredient is mostly found in fruits and nuts as well as in the roots of the Japanese Knotsweed. It was first isolated in the year 1940 and its true value was discovered around the 1970s. Ever since then, the ingredient has never bothered to look back.

Apart from being a celebrated antioxidant that can help you enjoy younger and healthier looking skin and also diminish the appearance of your wrinkles and fine lines, Resveratrol can promote a longer cell life. The fact that Resveratrol can easily mimic the effects that calorie restrictions have on the lifespan of yeast was demonstrated by Dr. David Sinclair and his colleagues in the year 2003. Ever since the year 2003, the effects of Resveratrol on all sorts of living organisms have come under scrutiny. In almost each and every case, Resveratrol has actually managed to cause an increase of around 18 – 56% in the average lifespan. Recent studies conducted on mice has also shown that Resveratrol can prevent the ill effects of a high-fat diet.

One of the main reasons why Resveratrol is considered to be unique among all other antioxidants is its ability to be able to cross the blood-brain barrier so as to be able to protect the human brain and the nervous system. Furthermore, Resveratrol is also known to be one of those very few ingredients which can offer the dual advantage of protecting the skin from the harmful UVA and UVB rays of the sun as well as the free radicals present in the environment. Recent studies have also labelled Resveratrol as being integral to inhibiting the spread, development and cure of cancer.

The antioxidant effects of Resveratrol are not only potent, they are highly efficient as well. In fact, one particular study actually managed to show that the benefits that Resveratrol has to offer are greater than that offered by Vitamin C and Vitamin E. This study demonstrated that Resveratrol is almost 95% efficient when it comes to preventing lipid peroxidation. On the other hand, Vitamin C was found to be 37% effective and Vitamin E was found to be 65% effective.

With so much on offer, there is no doubt as to why Vine Vera chose Resveratrol as its signature ingredient in each and every collection and product. This special ingredient not only offers your skin with anti-aging and antioxidant benefits, it also helps you prevent skin damage and boost the production of collagen in your skin.

Experts in the world of skin care are eagerly waiting for the results of ongoing clinical trials surrounding Resveratrol, because it is believed that we are just scratching the surface when it comes to taking full advantage of the various advantages that Resveratrol has to offer.