Resveratrol: A Phenolic Prodigy

Resveratrol: A Phenolic Prodigy


  • Mahin Jawad University Institute of Diet & Nutritional Sciences, Faculty of Allied Health Sciences, University of Lahore, Lahore, Pakistan
  • Maham Jawad University Institute of Diet & Nutritional Sciences, Faculty of Allied Health Sciences, University of Lahore, Lahore, Pakistan
  • Hafiza Nazia University Institute of Diet & Nutritional Sciences, Faculty of Allied Health Sciences, University of Lahore, Lahore, Pakistan
  • Filza Khalid Khan University Institute of Diet & Nutritional Sciences, Faculty of Allied Health Sciences, University of Lahore, Lahore, Pakistan
  • Arifa Ishaq University Institute of Diet & Nutritional Sciences, Faculty of Allied Health Sciences, University of Lahore, Lahore, Pakistan
  • Kinza Khan University Institute of Diet & Nutritional Sciences, Faculty of Allied Health Sciences, University of Lahore, Lahore, Pakistan



Resveratrol, Phenolic Prodigy, chemical properties, biological properties


Resveratrol, a naturally occurring polyphenolic compound that performs as a phytoalexin, was isolated for the first time ever in 1940 and has gained attention of the scientific world ever since. Its miraculous properties have made it a phenolic prodigy, and the absence of any negative clinical experimentation or research just goes to prove its never-ending benefits. The conduction of more than 130 clinical trials with the administration of varying doses of resveratrol has showed different results in different settings. The failure to procure established and lasting results has led to a deferral in its use as dietary supplements which could be the reason of its unpopularity. The ultimate fate of resveratrol remains an open-ended question but there is no doubt that this compound certainly has inspired many scientific innovations and advances


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Jawad, M. ., Jawad, M. ., Nazia, H. ., Khalid Khan, F. ., Ishaq, A. ., & Khan, K. . (2022). Resveratrol: A Phenolic Prodigy : Resveratrol: A Phenolic Prodigy . Pakistan BioMedical Journal, 5(4), 09–13.



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