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Supplements may be useful in slowing down aging.

A Knowledge Hub for Supplements

Many members people are enthusiastic about supplements in the hope that they can influence aging in a positive way and help to slow, delay or even reverse it. However, much of the information about supplements is confusing and contradictory, as well as hype and misleading information designed to sell supplements. That said, some supplements may have some genuine value in the fight against aging, so as part of our educational mission, we review supplements and the studies behind them.

  • What is Nicotinamide Adenine Dinucleotide?

    What is Nicotinamide Adenine Dinucleotide?

    What is NAD+? Nicotinamide adenine dinucleotide (NAD+) is a key coenzyme found in all living cells. It is a dinucleotide, which means that it consists of two nucleotides joined […]
  • What is Rapamycin? Benefits and Side Effects

    What is Rapamycin? Benefits and Side Effects

    We take a look at rapamycin and why some researchers think it could be useful in combating aging. What is rapamycin? Rapamycin is a macrolide, a class of antibiotic that includes erythromycin, roxithromycin, […]
  • What is Pterostilbene? Benefits and Side Effects

    What is Pterostilbene? Benefits and Side Effects

    There are few things as tasty as a good blueberry, but science is showing that there could be more health benefits to this delicious fruit than people might think. What is Pterostilbene? Pterostilbene (trans-3,5-dimethoxy-4-hydroxystilbene) is a naturally occurring polyphenol, […]
  • What is Niacin? Benefits and Side Effects

    What is Niacin? Benefits and Side Effects

    Niacin is a common dietary supplement with a long research history and more than a few tricks up its sleeve. Recent human trials have shed new light on its possible role […]
  • What is Magnesium? Benefits and Side Effects

    What is Magnesium? Benefits and Side Effects

    Magnesium is a common element and is found in a variety of foods, but not everyone gets enough of this essential element, which is vital for cellular processes. What is magnesium? Magnesium […]
  • What is Nicotinamide Mononucleotide? A Summary of NMN

    What is Nicotinamide Mononucleotide? A Summary of NMN

    NMN is a naturally occurring molecule and a popular dietary supplement marketed as a NAD+ booster. What is NMN? NMN is short for nicotinamide mononucleotide, a naturally occurring molecule present in all species. On the molecular level, it is […]
  • What is Fisetin? Benefits and Side Effects

    What is Fisetin? Benefits and Side Effects

    We take a look at the popular supplement fisetin and see how it stacks up as a potential anti-aging supplement. What is Fisetin? Fisetin is a plant polyphenol and part of the flavonoid group in the flavonol […]
  • What is Creatine? – Benefits and Side Effects

    What is Creatine? – Benefits and Side Effects

    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 […]
      

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NAD+ Supplement Protects Intestines from Alcohol in Mice

Scientists have shown that the NAD+ precursor nicotinamide riboside (NR) alleviates symptoms of leaky gut caused by ethanol consumption in...

Study Suggests NMN May Improve NAD+ and Walking Speed

A new study suggests that NMN supplementation elevates NAD+ levels and increases walking distance in healthy participants, with 600 mg/day...

FDA Purges NMN From the List of Supplements

Reversing its own earlier decision, the FDA has informed an NMN manufacturer that the molecule can no longer be marketed...

The Effects of Niacin on Alzheimer’s in Mice

A study published in the Annals of Translational Medicine has shown the effects of niacin supplementation on a mouse model...