Resveratrol and Metabolic Function (audio) Washington University School of Medicine Loading audio... Caption Ever since researchers discovered that red wine drinkers seemed to have a lower risk for certain health problems, scientists have been trying to learn whether it's possible to get some of those benefits without having to drink. Washington University nutrition researchers have been evaluating resveratrol, an ingredient in red wine linked to those benefits, but they found that the supplement doesn't improve metabolism in healthy women. Jim Dryden reports. Credit Washington University BioMed Radio Usage Restrictions None Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.