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Date:4/29/2010

VIENNA, April 29, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Can Resveratrol, the so-called miracle molecule found in red wine, peanuts and an obnoxious plant called Chinese Giant Knotweed, actually improve your brain function?

Scientists at Northumbria University in the UK have just published a double-blind, peer-reviewed study in the journal, American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, which concludes that a relatively modest dose of this compound in the form of one or two capsules may just do that. In their study, 24 subjects were given one capsule of a supplement called Biotivia Bioforte Resveratrol containing 250 mg of the trans-Resveratrol isomer in each dose.

In previous studies of Resveratrol the compound has been shown to have potent anti-aging properties in animals, as well as the ability to protect cells against a remarkable range of diseases. Resveratrol ( http://www.biotivia.com) seems to perform much the same function in animals the same way it does in plants; that is, act as the organism's immune and defense system. The supplement's ability to activate certain genes called sirtuins was discovered by Dr. David Sinclair at Harvard about three years ago and since that time has been the subject of hundreds of studies and trials. Albert Einstein Medical School, for example, has applied to present the results of its trial on diabetes patients to the American Diabetes Association Science Meeting in June.

In the Northumbria study, Bioforte resveratrol (

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