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.
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.