Resveratrol's health benefits for women go further than skin deep. Women are three times as likely as men to develop thyroid cancer, which studies suggest resveratrol can help prevent.229

Resveratrol may have been able to help a former U.S. president with serious health issues. Abraham Lincoln and probably one of his sons are thought to have had the genetic syndrome MEN 2B, which causes a rare form of thyroid cancer and also adrenal gland cancer.265

Resveratrol and potassium iodide can help protect against a radioactive emergency. Just remember that you can’t substitute table salt for potassium iodide in the event of a radiation emergency because it doesn’t contain enough iodine to saturate the thyroid and prevent absorption of radioactive iodine.266

Different combinations of two pigments produced by melanocyte cells determine the color of our skin, hair, and eyes—eumelanain, which is dark brown/black, and pheomelanin, a light reddish yellow. Eumelanain is the culprit that causes unattractive sun and age-spots, though.254

Resveratrol is available in many anti-wrinkle, skin-lightening, hair, and personal care products, not just supplements.

Studies suggest that you can protect your skin from damaging UV radiation on the inside and out with supplemental and topical resveratrol.249

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