Obesity is one of the biggest health crisis on the planet – no other so severe condition is so common as being overweight. This is the reason why so many studies are conducted in order to find something that is causing it, and something that can fight it. Resveratrol is one of the healthy polyphenols found in red wine, and ever since it was found it has been studied to quite a large extent. Many of the functional medicine health practitioners seem to recommend it for almost everyone as a resveratrol supplement, and as studies seem to show, it is quite benefitial.
There is a study conducted in India in 2008 which showed that very large amounts of of resveratrol can significantly lower the blood glucose. These doses were in the 3g range, which is quite a lot of bottels of red wine. That is why it is recommended to use a supplement instead of trying to drink many bottles of red wine each day – the effects of alcohol might start to counter act the health benefits.
A study (http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/18675532) shows how resveratrol could have blood glucose lowering effects when hyperglycemia (an elevated blood glucose) is present. This means that it could actually lower the negative effects of over eating, and it could improve insulin sensitivity. Diabetics are generally insulin resistant, and that is why resveratrol supplements might be beneficial with diabetics – although you should always talk with your doctor if you are considering using any supplement. If you are not convinced, we recommend you do an internet search on the subject – you can’t miss all the information out there.
Generally many herbs and parts of fruits help with the problem that they cause. Grapes are very well known for their high glucose content, and they will rise the blood glucose of anyone eating them. It is only normal that nature will help you manage your glucose, when you eat something from nature that will cause it to be elevated.