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Tag: Flavonoids

Researchers investigated how much the consumption of flavonoids impacts the biological age of the heart, kidney, liver, and whole body [1]. Chronological age, biological age, and diet Chronological age only refers to the number of years that have passed, but biological age refers to the lasting damage accumulated over those years. Unhealthy habits and behaviors,...
Flavonoids
In a new prospective cohort study, a higher intake of flavonols, and quercetin in particular, was linked to a significant decrease in the risk of frailty [1]. Flavonoids: not just flavor Flavonoids are a class of polyphenolic compounds that include flavanols, flavonols, flavones, anthocyanins, and some others. Flavonoids are abundant in plant-based foods, including fruits,...
Blueberries
A group of researchers has confirmed the neuroprotective effect of blueberry extract and identified a possible mechanism of action that might facilitate drug development [1]. The delicious cure? Blueberries have long been on the list of "superfoods" that supposedly protect our health and maybe help us live a bit longer. Flavonoids, a class of plant-derived...
Ribes meyeri
Researchers have published a new animal study showing that the plant flavonoid naringenin may be useful in targeting problematic senescent cells in the brain. Ribes meyeri (also known as Ribes meyeri maxim) is a native plant to central Asia, Mongolia and Northeast Afghanistan and is part of the Saxifragaceae family and the Ribes genus; this...
Samsara Therapeutics has completed a seed financing round in collaboration with Apollo Ventures, a venture capital company and biotech incubator that supports longevity research and treatments for age-related diseases. Samsara Therapeutics, Inc. ("Samsara,") a platform biotechnology startup engaged in the discovery and development of compounds that address the primary molecular causes of aging, announced today...