How to choose the correct RESVERATROL supplement ?

This is question I raised several times as I had to buy the correct product for my mother. In the following post I dont wanna emphasize a certain product from a certain brand but I need to advise about the correct label and the right product.

If you have no idea what it Resveratrol, read bellow.

I wait for your comments as well.


So, there are many producers of Resveratrol. Many right on the fron label: 250 mg others 200 mg. You will be tempted to buy the highest concentrated products, I mean the 250 mg one.
But if you read the label you will be surprised:

1. NOW FOOD Resveratrol and JARROW Formulas Resveratrol – 200 mg

Both advertise on the front label 200 mg. If we read the NOW FOOD  back label it says: that it has 400 mg of resveratrol and mainly 50% trans-resveratrol (aka concentration). So, it is correct: it has 200 mg of pure resveratrol.

The same with the Resveratrol from Jarrow. This product has, beside the trans resveratrol, other components which are also in a good combination.


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2. Eden Pond Resveratrol

As you can see on the front label, it says simply: 500 mg. For sure, you might think that it has 500 mg of Resveratrol. On the back label, it simply says: Resveratrol: 500 mg… Simply like that.  I doubt that they would offer 500 mg of resveratrol at $25 only ..

So, in my opinion, it isnt a correct label or producer. ..



Hope that this short article will help you to understand and correctly read the labels. Information is power, isnt’it ?

If you have comments please do it. I will be happy to answer you.


What is Resveratrol ?

Resveratrol has gained a lot of attention for its reported antiaging and disease-combating benefits. Early research, mostly done in test tubes and in animals, suggests that resveratrol might help protect the body against a number of diseases, including:

[arrow]Heart disease. Resveratrol helps reduce inflammation, prevents the oxidation of LDL“bad” cholesterol, and makes it more difficult for platelets to stick together and form the clots that can lead to a heart attack.[/arrow]

[arrow]Cancer. Resveratrol is thought to limit the spread of cancer cells and trigger the process of cancer cell death (apoptosis).[/arrow]

[arrow]Alzheimer’s disease. Resveratrol may protect nerve cells from damage and the buildup of plaque that can lead to Alzheimer’s.[/arrow]

[arrow]Diabetes. Resveratrol helps prevent insulin resistance, a condition in which the body becomes less sensitive to the effects of the blood sugar-lowering hormone, insulin. Insulin resistance is a precursor to diabetes.[/arrow]