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Red Wine Compound Yields Health Benefits

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ATLANTA (WAOK) – The fountain of youth may be as close as the nearest bottle of red wine.

Scientists have confirmed that the chemical compound resveratrol directly activates a protein that promotes health and longevity.

Resveratrol is found in red wine.

Researchers found that mice on reveratrol have double their normal endurance and are more resistant to the effects of aging.

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