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Tag: Supplements

Spinach leaves
An open-access human study published in Clinical Nutrition has found that a combination of supplements is beneficial for working memory. Identifying the dietary compounds Specific types of eating patterns have been associated with improved memory and cognition. The authors highlight some of the specific dietary components that selectively accumulate in the brain with biochemical effects,...
Brad Stanfield Interview
In this interview with Steve Hill of Lifespan.io, Dr. Brad Stanfield discusses the various forms of niacin along with NAD+ boosters such as NR and NMN, and he touches upon supplements, rapamycin, and other facets of the longevity world. Brad is very active in the community and runs the successful Dr. Brad Stanfield Youtube channel....
Grapes
Probably best known for its presence in grapes and wine, this popular dietary supplement may have a few tricks up its sleeve. What is resveratrol? Resveratrol is a stilbenoid, a type of natural phenol. It is a phytoalexin, a growth-inhibiting substance created by plant tissues in response to injury or contact with pathogens such as...
Found in grapefruit, spermidine is one of the more interesting polyamines. Some research suggests that spermidine may slow down aging and promote healthy longevity. What is spermidine? Spermidine is a polyamine, meaning it has two or more primary amino groups. It is naturally occurring and is widely encountered in ribosomes and living tissues. It plays a...
Barberries
We take a look at berberine, a popular supplement in the life extension community that is often touted as being similar to metformin. What is berberine? Berberine is an ammonium salt from the protoberberine group of benzylisoquinoline alkaloids. It is part of a group of naturally occurring alkaloids that mostly contain basic nitrogen atoms. Berberine...
Foods rich in niacin
A clinical trial on the effectiveness of niacin supplementation in Parkinson's disease patients has recently been published in Frontiers in Aging Neuroscience. The link between niacin and Parkinson’s disease Niacin is a form of vitamin B3 that is commonly manufactured as a dietary supplement. Patients with Parkinson’s have considerably lower levels of vitamin B3 compared...