Learn the proper approach to taking resveratrol-rich foods or nutritional supplements for upgraded health and youth – many do not get this right!


Welcome, my joyful life lover! Today we are getting into the practical aspects of resveratrol intake – or how to do that the right way –.

How to best reap the health benefits of resveratrol

You can take resveratrol by ingesting resveratrol-rich vegetables. That’s perfectly fine. For example, I eat berries and pure cocoa nibs with my breakfast and feel great about it!

The downside of that approach is that you can’t measure whether you consume an effective resveratrol dose capable of triggering the effects discussed in my previous blog.

Pure cocoa contains resveratrol.

Thus, the most precise approach is to take a quality resveratrol nutritional supplement. As you may know, you can purchase resveratrol from many providers out there. Nonetheless, supplements don’t need to follow the high quality standards medicines do.

Therefore, there are a few basic things to consider when buying a resveratrol supplement (I just did that for the first time while preparing this article!): 

· The first one is purity: buy high-purity resveratrol (as in 99.9%), purified from well-known sources, typically grape vines or Polygonum cuspidatum (Japanese knotweed).

· The second is dosage: about 250 mg/day (and up to 1000 or 2000 mg/day) is effective.

· The third is absorption: this is key. Resveratrol is hydrophobic or insoluble in water. Thus, you must take it with a meal or fat-containing substance (such as Greek yogurt or olive oil).

For example, when I eat my blueberries and cocoa nibs, I include some fat sources in my breakfast (such as pecan nuts, which have a high healthy fat content).

Polygonum cuspidatum (Japanese knotweed), a quality source of resveratrol for nutritional supplements.

Resveratrol is a safe molecule backed by abundant scientific evidence. To be more precise, about a thousand scientific studies in various organisms (including mammals and human cells) and about a dozen human studies so far.

Moreover, we have accumulated ample anecdotal evidence (not scientifically measured) throughout the last twenty years (or longer).

When looking for a supplement to buy for myself (I live in Europe), I found the following one (see the image and link below).

It comes in liposomes to enhance its intestinal absorption. I loved that.

Besides, it is 99.9% resveratrol from Japanese knotweed (without other supplementary active compounds). And comes in capsules (one capsule of 240 mg per day).

Pure resveratrol capsules.

Link to product here.

I also searched resveratrol supplements on Amazon (amazon.es) and came across various powders, high doses, and blends of resveratrol with other active molecules.

Upon seeing all those, I thought my first option was more reliable: liposomes, low yet effective dose, high purity, and only resveratrol. So I bought it quite readily!

Resveratrol as a promoter of youthful skin

We have known for years that resveratrol also has anti-cancerous properties and, when topically applied to the skin, can impede skin cancer development (at least in mice). In addition, it has other skin-specific roles.

Thus, in an upcoming blog (but not the next one), I’ll talk about the specific benefits of resveratrol in the skin and how to make it work for you.

And my experience with resveratrol skincare products for improving skin health and glow!

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Do you eat resveratrol-rich foods regularly? Have you ever taken any resveratrol supplements, or are you thinking of that? Please share that in the comments section below!

Take good care of yourself and see you soon!

With love, 



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