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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.

  • The Benefits and Side Effects of Melatonin

    The Benefits and Side Effects of Melatonin

    Melatonin is mostly known for its crucial role in sleep-wake cycle regulation, but it is a versatile molecule that exhibits potent antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, anti-cancer, and immunomodulatory functions. It also […]
  • How Hyaluronic Acid Changes with Age

    How Hyaluronic Acid Changes with Age

    Age-related changes lead to a five-fold decrease in the concentration of skin hyaluronic acid content [1]. The effects of this change on appearance from youth to old […]
  • 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, azithromycin, […]
  • What is Nicotinamide Riboside? Benefits and Side Effects

    What is Nicotinamide Riboside? Benefits and Side Effects

    Nicotinamide riboside (NR) is part of the B3 vitamin family. Like other forms of vitamin B3, nicotinamide riboside gets converted into nicotinamide adenine dinucleotide (NAD+), a coenzyme essential for life. For this reason, it is often […]
  • 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 […]
  • 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 than ‘meats’ the eye. […]
           

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