Archive | October, 2016

Can NMN really reverse Aging? (backup)

As we age, our levels of the Co-enzyme Nicotinamide Adenine Dinucleotide NAD+ drop significantly in multiple organs in mice and humans  (5,8,10). NAD+ decrease is described as a trigger in age-associated decline(23), and perhaps even the key factor in why we age (5). In 2013, research published by Dr David Sinclair demonstranted that short term supplementation with […]

The truth about Salt and high blood pressure

For decades, scientists have suspected that excessive salt intake may cause elevated blood pressure, which is a risk factor for heart disease. However, studies have provided mixed results, partly because people’s blood pressure responds to salt intake in different ways. Those who are prone to hypertension when eating too much salt are referred to as […]

Honokiol increases Sirt3 which can extend lifespan

In an expansive study, researchers found that Honokiol increases levels of SIRT3. This appears to be the first ever report describing a pharmacological activator of Sirt3. Exercise and calorie restriction are the only other known methods to increase SIRT3. Sirtuins in general are believed to extend lifespan across species, although the role in nematodes and […]

Lycopene a great natural sunscreen

Sunscreen is not only applied to your skin, your body also makes its own. It’s called melanin. But that’s not all. Growing evidence indicates that carotenoids, the antioxidants responsible for the vivid colors of many fruits and vegetables, may provide added protection from the sun. A recent study investigated the effects of taking carotenoid supplements […]

Keto diet proven effective for diabetics

Many nutritionalists and dietitians are joining the chorus of fans of ketogenic diet. And certainly it is more effective that even the best diet pills like Garcinia Cambodia. However, there are some health professionals concerned about the use of ketogenic diets for diabetics. Addressing this concern, a recent randomized controlled trial investigated the safety, tolerability […]

Supplementation to correct NAD+ deficiency repairs vision damage in Mice

Nicotinamide adenine dinucleotide (NAD+) is a coenzyme found in the cells of all living creatures (3,4) and is critical for communication between the cell nucleus and the mitochondria that power the cells (5,6,7) LOWER NAD+ LEVELS AS WE AGE Everyone experiences lower NAD+ levels throughout the body as we age, effecting the communication within every […]