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Resveratrol’s health benefits linked to fat hormone control

Submitted by on January 14, 2011 – 11:56 am | 2,643 views

The potential health benefits of resveratrol may be due to is ability to activatethe powerful fat controlling hormone adiponectin, according to a new study.

Researchers from the University of Texas found that the antioxidant compound resveratrol stimulates the expression of adiponectin – a hormone released from fat cells, which plays an important role in the regulation of insulin sensitivity and energy.

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