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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...
Glucosamine reduces all-cause mortality.
This popular supplement has been used for decades for joint pain, but its influence on all-cause mortality is far more interesting in the context of healthy longevity. What is glucosamine? Glucosamine is a polysaccharide that naturally occurs in cartilaginous joint tissues and is involved in protein and lipid synthesis. Glucosamine is also present in other...
Developing healthy practices could help you live a longer life.
Every day, researchers get together in their labs and try to find ways of bringing aging under medical control. Despite the ongoing global effort, it is estimated that a relatively complete system of controlling biological aging is at least 20 years away. That means there is likely going to be considerable time before life extension...
Creatine helps to build muscle and may slow down aging.
Meat is rich in creatine, an important energy buffer in muscle cells, and the main constituent of a popular sports supplement used by athletes. However, we're now finding out that there’s more to it than 'meats' the eye. What is creatine? Creatine (α-methyl guanidine-acetic acid) is a substance that is present in our muscle cells....
Grapefruit are a source of spermidine, which may have anti-aging properties.
Found in grapefruit, spermidine is one of the more interesting polyamines, and some research suggests that spermidine and its derivatives may have geroprotective properties. What is spermidine? Spermidine is a naturally occurring polyamine, having two or more primary amino groups, and it is widely encountered in ribosomes and living tissues. It plays a critical role...
The NOVOS company logo in orange
NOVOS is a nutraceutical company focused on developing science-based nutraceuticals to slow down aging and will offer tests to track people’s aging processes to get a better picture of their health. The company offers two nutraceutical products, NOVOS Core and NOVOS Boost. Core contains 12 ingredients that the company believes can slow down aging. Boost...