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Many foods contain selenium such as nuts, eggs, mushrooms, and some meats.
April 05, 2021
A recent study has shown that mice given selenium supplements were protected against the effects of a high-fat diet, similar to mice with a restricted methonine intake. Methonine restriction and caloric restriction It is well known among the longevity community that restricting calories leads to health benefits, and the practice of caloric restriction (CR) is...
Spermidine supplement may slow down aging.
March 30, 2021
Spermidine is one of the more interesting polyamines, and some research suggests that spermidine and its derivatives may have geroprotective properties. What is spermidine? Spermidine is a naturally occurring polyamine, having two or more primary amino groups, and it is widely encountered in ribosomes and living tissues. It plays a critical role in cell function...
March 09, 2021
Meat is rich in creatine, an important energy buffer in muscle cells, and the main constituent of a popular sports supplement used by athletes. However, we're now finding out that there’s more to creatine than 'meats' the eye. To be clear, it is not a good idea to wolf down loads of steaks, sausages, bacon....
Apples are a natural source of quercetin
January 31, 2021
Nothing quite compares to a tasty,fresh,crisp apple,but most people might not know that apples contain a very interesting compound that has a number of potential health benefits. History of quercetin Quercetin is a naturally occurring member of the flavonoid family-a large family of water-soluble chemicals that are not created by the body and are an...
Buckyball
November 05, 2020
Buckminsterfullerene, also known as C60, is a remarkable molecule with a range of interesting chemical and physical properties. Several years ago, C60 came to the attention of the longevity community several years ago when a study with a small cohort of rats found that C60 dissolved in olive oil extended their lifespan [1]. This led...
A picture of the Alpha-ketoglutarate molecule
September 07, 2020
Alpha-ketoglutarate (AKG) has long been a popular sports supplement and is often used in the bodybuilding world, but interest in this molecule has now reached the aging research field due to its central role in metabolism. History of alpha-ketoglutarate Alpha-ketoglutarate (AKG) was discovered in 1937 by Hans Adolf Krebs and William Arthur Johnson at the...