Resveratrol, the potentially anti-aging polyphenol found in red wine and in high amounts in certain other plants, was found to significantly increase blood flow to the brain, according to a recent study. This suggests that resveratrol may have therapeutic value in the for those who have suffered brain damage due to stroke and other traumatic brain injuries.
Alissa Robertson, MS, RD, Nutrition Specialist and Owner of Lifestyle Management & Nutrition, received her Bachelor's Degree in Dietetics and Nutrition from the University of Vermont. Upon graduation in 2003 she spent four years providing nutrition education and counseling to local Vermonters. In 2007 she returned to the University of Vermont to complete a two-year Master's program in Dietetics and Nutrition. She is now practicing as a Registered Dietitian at Essex Physical Therapy located in Essex Center, Vermont.
This blog is a reflection of her thoughts on nutrition including: nutrition tips, proper supplementation, recent developments in nutrition, and information about nutrition as a fundamental piece of true health.