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Resveratrol reduces chemicals linked to obesity-related disorders such as diabetes and heart disease
Tuesday, June 24, 2008 3:02 pm Email this article
Resveratrol, a compound found in grapes and red wine, reduces production of certain chemicals in the body called cytokines -- interleukins 6 and 8 -- that are linked to the development of obesity-related disorders, such as diabetes and coronary artery disease according to a cell-based study from the University of Ulm in Ulm, Germany that was presented at The Endocrine Society's 90th Annual Meeting in San Francisco, California, USA on June 17th, 2008. REFERENCE
Fischer-Posovszky P. Red wine’s resveratrol may help battle obesity. Presented at The Endocrine Society’s 90th Annual Meeting in San Francisco. 2008 Jun 17, http://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2008-06/tes-rwr061408.php.
AUTHOR’S CONTACT INFORMATION
Pamela Fischer-Posovszky, PhD
Diabetes and Obesity Unit
University of Ulm
Prittwitzstrasse 43, 89075
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