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Does resveratrol really activate SIRT1 - the "longevity" gene?

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Yes, resveratrol has been shown to cause activation of the SIRT1 gene (note: there is some evidence this effect may be blunted by exercise). However, more research is needed to determine the benefits of activating this gene in humans. For more information, including evidence for specific uses of resveratrol, tips for taking, dosage and more, see the Resveratrol Supplements Review >>


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This CL Answer initially posted on 8/26/2014. Last updated 8/8/2017.
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