Resveratrol increases endurance in animal study

First resveratrol proved effective in combating obesity and spurred longevity in mice (photo). Now a new study demonstrates that resveratrol can double the endurance of mice as well, complete with the reduced heart rate enjoyed by athletes. New research comes from the French Institute of Genetics and Molecular and Cellular Biology. "Resveratrol makes you look like a trained athlete without the training," one of the researchers told The New York Times. And they believe resveratrol can have the same effect on people. The treated mice demonstrated a significant increase in mitochondria in muscle cells, which generates energy.

- read the article in The New York Times on resveratrol