Scientists have unraveled a mystery that has perplexed scientists since resveratrol, a chemical found in red wine and other foods, was first discovered to have health benefits: how does it control inflammation?
New research explains resveratrol’s effect on inflammation, and also shows how it can be used to treat potentially deadly inflammatory disease, such as appendicitis, peritonitis, and systemic sepsis.
Resveratrol stops inflammation with a one-two punch that prevents your body from creating two different molecules known to trigger inflammation — sphingosine kinase and phospholipase D.
Science Daily August 3, 2009
The FASEB Journal August 2009;23:2412-2424
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