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Substances found in food and wine may be able to extend human life, according to new scientific research.
Scientists in the United States found that the substances - called polyphenols - can prolong the life of yeast cells significantly.They seem to work inside human cells too.
Polyphenols are produced by many plants - perhaps the best known is resveratrol, found in red wine.
Scientists have been interested in them for a long time because they seem to reduce a person's chances of developing heart disease and cancer.