Resveratrol, a natural compound found in red wine and grapes, increased spinal bone density in men with metabolic syndrome and could hold promise as a treatment for osteoporosis, according to a new study published in the Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism.
One of a group of plant compounds known as polyphenols, resveratrol is found in nuts in addition to red wine and grapes. The compound has anti-inflammatory properties and has been found to protect against bone loss in mice and rats.
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