If you have a glass of red wine every once in a while, it may be benefiting your health. A newly published Harvard study has shown that specific compounds in the skin of grapes can help with the activate specific anti-aging genes. So far, the miraculous effects have only been observed in mice, but the results look promising for humans in the future. The end goal is that scientists will be able to extract the specific healing compound from grapes, and market it as an anti-aging supplement.
- A component of grape skins has been found to unlock anti-aging properties in lab mice.
- Scientists are hopeful that the compound can be utilized to treat other diseases such as diabetes.
- While this discovery was made ten years ago, scientists now have actionable data to utilize.
“So what we’re all hoping to do, us researchers, is to develop ways to not really just extend lifespan but to keep people healthier for longer.”