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Tag: Fisetin

January 07, 2020
Today, we will take a look at the popular supplement fisetin and see how it stacks up as a geroprotector. History of Fisetin Fisetin is a plant polyphenol and part of the flavonoid group in the flavonol sub-category. The earliest record of isolated fisetin dates back to 1833 from the smoke bush (Rhus cotinus). Its...
September 24, 2019
The Forever Healthy Foundation has recently launched the Rejuvenation Now project, and it has just published a detailed analysis of fisetin, a naturally occurring compound present in strawberries and other fruit and sold as a dietary supplement. There is a lot of hype, pseudoscience, and outright lies attached to the supplement industry and how it...
December 26, 2018
There has been considerable interest in fisetin recently, especially for its potential as a senolytic, which clears away dysfunctional senescent cells that accumulate with aging. Researchers believe that fisetin may be useful in increasing the healthy period of life known as healthspan. What is Fisetin? Fisetin is a naturally occurring flavonol and part of the...
December 18, 2018
The topic for the December Journal Club was the recently published paper Fisetin is a senotherapeutic that extends health and lifespan. This commonly available supplement, a plant-based polyphenol, appears to influence aging in mice by clearing senescent cells, which are one of the hallmarks of aging. There is certainly plenty of justification for moving this compound...
December 11, 2018
The topic for the December Journal Club will be the recently published paper "Fisetin is a senotherapeutic that extends health and lifespan". This commonly available supplement and a plant-based polyphenol appears to influence the aging process in mice by clearing senescent cells, one of the suggested reasons we age. There is certainly plenty of justification...
November 19, 2018
Researchers at the Salk Institute have published new data showing that a number of Alzheimer's drug candidates based on the supplements fisetin and curcumin also appear to slow aging in mice. Targeting aging directly to prevent disease If old age is the single most significant risk factor for diseases such as Alzheimer's, then it makes...