Aging, Brain, Cancer, Composition, Diabetes

Year Published: 2014

Journal

Crit Rev Food Sci Nutr

Authors

Sales JM, Resurreccion AV

Methods

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.