Bone health

Resveratrol may help preserve bone in postmenopausal women

The naturally occurring polyphenol resveratrol may have a role in preventing bone loss and fractures in older women, an Australian trial has suggested. In a randomised controlled trial involving 125 healthy postmenopausal women, researchers at Newcastle University, NSW, showed that daily supplementation with resveratrol, which can act as a phytoestrogen, slowed the loss of bone ...

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