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Tag: Supplements

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...
NMN pills
The data from a multicenter NMN clinical trial have been published with some very modest but still interesting results [1]. What is NMN? NMN is short for nicotinamide mononucleotide, a naturally occurring molecule present in all species. It is a precursor of nicotinamide adenine dinucleotide (NAD+), a molecule that may be useful in slowing down...
Sunlight
New data has been released from the Vitamin D Type 2 Diabetes (D2d) study [1]. This study is a randomized, controlled trial that includes overweight and obese people studied at 22 academic medical centers in the United States. This data was collected between October 2013 and February 2017. After screening procedures and inclusion criteria, 2423...
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....