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Tag: Nicotinamide riboside

September 14, 2020
This is part 2 of a series focused on the age-related decline of NAD+; if you have not read the previous part, you can find it here. Today, we are continuing our look at some of the evidence for the age-related decline of NAD+ in humans and some of the likely reasons why this happens....
July 23, 2020
There has been considerable debate around the age-related decline of NAD+, particularly regarding whether or not it occurs in humans as it does in other species, such as mice. Today, as part of a two-part special, we are going to be taking a look at some of the evidence for the age-related decline of NAD+...
June 11, 2020
Researchers have discovered that a lack of NAD+ is responsible for mitochondrial dysfunction in egg cells (oocytes), leading to decreased fertility with age. Mitochondria in oocytes Given how much it must divide to create a human being, the oocyte is the largest cell in the human body, and it contains far more mitochondria than any...
May 13, 2020
A new study suggests that we can actively fight back against age-related decline with resistance training to restore our levels of NAD+, a critical molecule used by the mitochondria in our cells to produce energy. NAD+ and mitochondria The mitochondria are the powerhouses of the cell, and they use the nutrients we consume in order...
July 22, 2019
Today, we want to highlight a recent human trial of the popular supplement nicotinamide riboside, a compound that has been shown in mice to restore NAD+ levels. The compound has had impressive results against some aspects of aging in mouse studies, and there is now some more data for NR in humans [1]. What is...
June 25, 2019
Exercise really does influence how we age, and a new study shows how regular exercise in later life can help offset the decline of NAD+ and NAMPT, two important molecules that facilitate cellular energy production, in skeletal muscle. NAD+ and mitochondria The mitochondria are the power stations of the cell and provide the energy that...