Red wine's resveratrol not linked to healthier life

By Ashley Yeager, 12:53 PM May 13, 2014

Sipping red wine or eating chocolate or grapes to take in extra resveratrol may not help you live a longer, healthier life. While the chemical has been shown to lengthen the life span of yeast and improve health in lab animals, scientists did not find a link between resveratrol metabolites in people's urine and inflammation, cardiovascular disease, cancer or longevity. The result suggests that the amount of resveratrol consumed with a Western diet does not have a substantial influence on huma...

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