Rejuvenating Resveratrol


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Resveratrol is believed to be responsible for "French Paradox" (how the french are able to smoke, drink, and eat red meat yet have a lower cardiovascular rate than the US). It is found in the skin of red grapes, grape juice peanuts, and some berries including blueberries, billberries, and cranberries.  Resveratrol is actually in the same plant compound group as polyphenols which are potent antioxidants.  It is thought that this antioxidant is linked to longevity, decreased inflammation, and anti-aging.

Check here to watch a Dr. Oz animation video on the benefits on the body.

Resveratrol Benefits:

  • Anti-aging
  • Decreased inflammation
  • Cardiovascular health
  • Anti-cancer
  • Protects cells from free-radical damage



Photography by Jared Duhon of J. Duhon Photography

A Gal's Best Friend: pet ownership for health & unconditional love


Get my look: Chloe coat (similar here), Strata dress, Loeffler Randall booties (similar here), Vintage Gucci clutch (similar here).

What is one of the best things for your soul and your health?  A furry best friend of course!

I have been so lucky to have a wonderful furry companion named Elvis, he has put up with my crazy schedule through medical school and has been a great support.

Pet ownership has many proven health benefits including an improvement in physical, mental, and emotional well being.  These furry friends can also help enhance your social skills and reduce your risk of heart attack.  The unconditional love of pets helps to improve your mood and gets  you outdoors to exercise more.  If your lifestyle has room for a furry companion go ahead and make a new best friend!

Photography by Jared Duhon of J. Duhon Photography