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Category: Supplements

NMN pills
Reversing its own earlier decision, the FDA has informed an NMN manufacturer that the molecule can no longer be marketed as part of dietary supplements. Another company that is testing NMN as a drug probably contributed to the decision, which is not being enforced as of now. NAD and NMN NAD+ is a multi-role coenzyme...
Swimming mouse
A study published in the Annals of Translational Medicine has shown the effects of niacin supplementation on a mouse model of Alzheimer's and outlined the genes involved. What is Niacin? Benefits and Side EffectsNiacin is a form of vitamin B3. It was discovered in 1937 by Conrad Elvehjem and originally used to treat pellagra, a...
Multivitamins
In a large randomized, placebo-controlled study, scientists hoped that cocoa extract would improve cognitive function in elderly patients, but instead it was a multivitamin supplement that shined [1]. A two-in-one study Multivitamins are among the most popular dietary supplements, but their effectiveness is often questioned. While some studies did fail to find any significant benefits...
No results
A high-quality, randomized, controlled trial found no effect of vitamin D supplementation or blood levels on the incidence of fractures in an aging population [1]. The common perception doesn't match the science It's a long-held aphorism that vitamin D is good for bone health. This has been popular since it was discovered to be a...
Glutamine
A new study published in Frontiers of Pharmacology has shown that glutamine deprivation might speed up aging while glutamine supplementation reduces oxidative stress-induced senescence in mice [1]. Glutamine is an amino acid of paramount importance for many cellular functions. It is involved in the synthesis of various crucial molecules, such as the neurotransmitter glutamate and...
Rat eating blueberry
A study published in Oxidative Medicine and Cellular Longevity has shown how blueberry extract moderately improves several age-related biomarkers in the livers of aging male rats. Rich in polyphenols In their introduction, the researchers describe polyphenols, a broad category of plant compounds that includes flavonoids. Specifically, blueberries are rich in anthocyanins, a group of polyphenols...

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