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Complementary Medicine

Resveratrol

09/30/2010

Question:

Could you tell me if resveratrol is a safe supplement to take? I have read conflicting things. One article said it could cause breast cancer and other articles said that it prevents breast cancer. I am confused. Can you give me any info on this? Thanks.

Answer:

The safety of the product depends on the brand.

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Response by:

Glen F Aukerman, MD, DABFP Glen F Aukerman, MD, DABFP
Professor of Family Medicine
College of Medicine
The Ohio State University