Aging, Brain, Cancer, Composition, Diabetes

Year Published: 2014


Crit Rev Food Sci Nutr


Sales JM, Resurreccion AV


This article is a review of resveratrol, a polyphenol that is found in peanuts.

Key Findings

Resveratrol is found in raw and roasted peanuts, as well as peanut butter. It is considered an antioxidant that helps to prevent cellular damage, and also exerts a cardiovascular protective effect. Resveratrol shows evidence for cancer protection as well as promise in the treatment of Alzheimer's and diabetes.