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What should we look for when purchasing resveratrol?

If you type resveratrol into a search engine, it will offer you a range of different products, prices, manufacturers and qualities. How to distinguish good from poor quality? How to decide on a good product?

Studies by Professor David Sinclair showed that the absorption of fat-free resveratrol was five times lower than when resveratrol was ingested in combination with fats.
What should we look for when purchasing resveratrol?

A tip first: always look for trans-resveratrol and not cis-resveratrol.


First of all, select only products containing trans-resveratrol and not cis-resveratrol in the search hits! This should be regarded as the step one of the elimination process. From studies conducted by David Sinclair, a p