Resveratrol Boosts Bone Density

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STORY AT-A-GLANCE
  • Resveratrol, a phytonutrient found in red grapes, berries and other fruits, has been found to fight and prevent osteoporosis
  • A study published in the Journal of Bone and Mineral Research found improvements in bone density in postmenopausal women who were given resveratrol
  • Research in the journal Nutrients found that dried plum, a fruit that is rich in resveratrol, improved bone in both animal models and in humans
  • 46 million women in the U.S. are at risk of osteoporosis but the available prescription medications have harmful side effects and make resveratrol a safer choice
  • In studies, resveratrol has improved bones weakened by obesity or excessive alcohol consumption

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