Resveratrol helps preserve muscle in space

Resveratrol helps preserve muscle in space

Resveratrol helps preserve muscle in space

“Resveratrol treatment promotes muscle growth in diabetic or unloaded animals, by increasing insulin sensitivity and glucose uptake in the muscle fibers. This is relevant for astronauts, who are known to develop reduced insulin sensitivity during spaceflight.”

Marie Mortreux, Daniela Riveros, Mary L. Bouxsein, Seward B. Rutkove. A Moderate Daily Dose of Resveratrol Mitigates Muscle Deconditioning in a Martian Gravity Analog. Frontiers in Physiology, 2019; 10 DOI: 10.3389/fphys.2019.00899

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