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Scientists, according to Morley Safer, have discovered that “resveratrol,” found naturally in the skin of red grapes, can slow down the aging process in mice. Pharmaceutical companies hope to one day market a resveratrol pill that will do the same for humans. You could, of course, try to extend your life by drinking more red wine, but the experiment might create its own problems. You’d have to drink about 1,000 bottles a day for the resveratrol to have the desired effect.

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