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Tag: Supplements

Exercise and supplements
In a new systematic review, researchers have shown that combining some dietary supplements and exercise might be beneficial for people over the age of 60 [1]. A double-edged sword Chronic low-level inflammation accompanies many hereditary and age-associated diseases. Inflammation also plays an important role in β€˜healthy’ aging, so it was recently acknowledged as another hallmark...
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With multiple experts on its scientific advisory board, NOVOS offers supplements containing ingredients that recent research has linked to longevity. This company also markets biological age tests for people who want to monitor their progress. We spoke with NOVOS founder and CEO Chris Mirabile about the company’s ideology and approach. Please explain the science behind...
Jogging seniors
A new study suggests that NMN supplementation elevates NAD+ levels and increases walking distance in healthy participants, with 600 mg/day being the optimal dose [1]. NAD+ and its precursors What is Nicotinamide Mononucleotide? A Summary of NMNNicotinamide mononucleotide (NMN) is a precursor of the coenzyme NAD+, which serves critical functions in our cells. The decline...
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...
Cocoa
A large-scale, randomized, controlled trial has found that in aging adults, cocoa extract does not affect the prevalence of adverse cardiovascular events but decreases their lethality [1]. Rich in flavanols The nutrients that we consume obviously impact our healthspan and lifespan, but studying their effects in a controlled environment in humans is not easy. Most...
Old woman in sunlight
Using a Berlin cohort, a study published in GeroScience has uncovered a link between Vitamin D supplementation and a reduction of epigenetic age. On the back of previous work This study's cohort consisted of 60- to 85-year-old participants in the Berlin Aging Study II (BASE-II). The researchers had previously used data from this cohort to...