Just in case you needed another reason to drink wine:

"Resveratrol may not be a substitute for exercise, but it could slow deterioration until someone can get moving again," said Gerald Weissmann, M.D., editor-in-chief of the FASEB Journal.

Astronauts on long-duration trips on the ISS or Mars spacecraft could perhaps take resveratrol supplements. Similarly, people with sedentary lifestyles, due to disability or other factors, could benefit from the compound.