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Elysium Health | Optimize Your Health. The Backstory Cells are the smallest unit of life — and the average human body has trillions of them. In each cell are components called organelles, including familiar names like the mitochondria and the nucleus, which communicate with each other to carry out all of the processes in our body. This communication consists of physical, chemical, and nutritional processes by which cells convert food to energy, light to imagery, and stimulus to sensation. Research has demonstrated that healthy cellular communication relies on the coenzyme NAD+ and a class of proteins called sirtuins. NAD+ declines in organisms as they age, including in humans, and sirtuins depend on NAD+ to function.

Sirtuins Proteins that act as vital regulators in the cell, turning our genes on and off to control our body’s response to nutrition levels and stress. Nicotinamide adenine dinucleotide, or NAD+, is a coenzyme found in all living cells. Learn More. Enzyme In Broccoli Appears to Slow Aging (& Benefits You in Other Powerful Ways) By Dr. Joseph Mercola | Eating plenty of fresh vegetables (ideally organic to avoid pesticides) is a foundational aspect of a healthy diet, and can help lower your risk for many chronic diseases, including type 2 diabetes,1 heart disease, stroke and certain cancers. Besides being rich in vitamins, minerals and fiber, vegetables also contain antioxidants and disease-fighting compounds you won’t find in other foods, especially not processed foods. Some phytochemicals (plant chemicals) help reduce inflammation and eliminate carcinogens, while others regulate cell reproduction, apoptosis (programmed cell death) and DNA maintenance.

Certain plant compounds also have potent anti-aging effects. Broccoli, for example, which is probably best known for its anti-cancer activity, also contains an enzyme researchers believe may slow age-related decline in health by restoring your metabolism to more youthful levels.2,3,4 Broccoli Enzyme May Slow Aging “We are losing the enzyme NMN. Niagen Review - Nicotinamide Riboside NAD+ Boost Supplement. Nicotinamide Riboside and Niagen are often celebrated as a “fountain of youth”. They’ve been linked to many health benefits, including better endurance, improved cardiovascular health, cognitive enhancement, and anti-aging support. When you watch the compelling Niagen video you will see an established scientist from Harvard and Cornell University had to say about this breakthrough anti-aging fighter that is making 55 year old individuals feel like they are 35 in the gym again.

Niagen is a patented formula which is the first and only commercially available form of Nicotinamide Riboside (NR). It acts as a highly effective NAD+ booster, but it also works as a vitamin B3 (niacin) supplement. It’s one of the most effective NAD+ precursors to support nucleus and mitochondrial health. That means it boosts cellular energy and reduces the effects of aging by enhancing cellular communication throughout the body and mind. What’s the Difference Between Nicotinamide Riboside and Niagen? Dr. First human clinical study of ChromaDex's NIAGEN nicotinamide riboside meets primary endpoint. ChromaDex Corp. (OTCQX: CDXC) announced today that the initial results of the first human clinical study for the company's NIAGEN® nicotinamide riboside (NR) has met its primary endpoint. The results demonstrated that a single dose of NR resulted in statistically significant increases in the co-enzyme nicotinamide adenine dinucleotide (NAD+) in healthy human volunteers.

The study shows for the first time a similar conversion of NR into NAD+ as has been shown in prior animal studies. Maintenance of sufficient levels of NAD+ is key to cellular energy metabolism and mitochondrial function. In the first human clinical study of NIAGEN®, NAD+ metabolomic analyses were completed in blood for various time points over a 24-hour period. A preliminary analysis of the results did not reveal any safety issues with NR, which is consistent with previous safety results demonstrated in numerous cell and animal studies. The NAD+ metabolomics analyses were performed in the laboratory of Dr. Dr. Nicotinamide Riboside (NR/Niagen) personal experience thread. Hi, "Lemonhead", I take a bunch of supplements. My not-very-well-informed notion is that at 84¾, I may need supplementation more than most.

I don't generally take vitamins, and I try to eat as healthy a diet as I can. Whether or not I need supplements is a question I don't know how to answer. My only aches and pains are a little tenderness in my hands and wrists, and what was probably an injury to the cervical socket in my neck. I'm not ordinarily aware of it, but it 's more noticeable lately because I've begun arm and shoulder exercises.

I'm puzzled over my lack of osteoarthritis. I really need to get some guidance from one of the personal trainers at the Wellness Center. With regard to history, I've exercised throughout all my adult years, but it was a matter of superstition. After we were married in 1956, my first wife got us on what was then considered a good diet. Some of the articles in the JCN dealt with the Inuit, and with the oily fish they ate. Beyond Resveratrol: The Anti-Aging NAD Fad. Aging cells. Old human fibroblasts showing their mitochondria in large branched networks (red), their nuclear DNA (blue) and sites of DNA damage (green). (Image: Glyn Nelson/Flickr) Whenever I see my 10-year-old daughter brimming over with so much energy that she jumps up in the middle of supper to run around the table, I think to myself, "those young mitochondria.

" Mitochondria are our cells' energy dynamos. Descended from bacteria that colonized other cells about 2 billion years, they get flaky as we age. Recent research suggests it may be possible to reverse mitochondrial decay with dietary supplements that increase cellular levels of a molecule called NAD (nicotinamide adenine dinucleotide). Structure of nicotinamide adenine dinucleotide, oxidized (NAD+).

NAD is a linchpin of energy metabolism, among other roles, and its diminishing level with age has been implicated in mitochondrial deterioration. NMN isn't available as a consumer product. Why pterostilbene instead of resveratrol? Scientists may have just found the key to reversing the aging process. What if there was a pill you could take that extended your life by ten, twenty, fifty years? We have a whole discipline devoted to that, actually. A life-extending pill might sound like science fiction but by understanding the body and its biological processes, scientists are able to identify the causes of disease and counteract them.

As for curing death, it comes down to this: Can we stop cells from aging? The short answer is, sort of. The current formula for a longer life is a cocktail of healthy food, antibiotics and vaccines; but before I tell you the secret to eternal life, you need to understand aging. As we age, our cells stop doing their jobs as well as they used to. When a cell divides, it unravels its DNA and copies the genetic code contained in it. Chromosomes are X-shaped bundles of genes. Enter TA-65. The compound activates telomerase in the human body. This has been successfully demonstrated in mice. Amazing as the study may be, there are some considerations. Russian scientist says he is stronger and healthier after injecting himself with 'eternal life' bacteria. The bacteria,named Bacillus F, is amazing because it has remained alive in the permafrost for millions of years. Scientists have tested it on mice and human blood cells, but this wasn't enough for Mr.

Brouchkov, who decided to inject himself with it. "I started to work longer, I've never had a flu for the last two years," he said. "After successful experiments on mice and fruit flies, I thought it would be interesting to try the inactivated bacterial culture," he told The Siberian Times. He didn't think there would be a danger, as the bacteria is actually in trace amounts in the water of the region. The scientist said: "'Besides, the permafrost is thawing, and I guess these bacteria get into the environment, into the water, so the local population, the Yakut people, in fact, for a long time are getting these cells with water, and even seem to live longer than some other nations. So there was no danger for me. " Mr. On/off switch for aging cells discovered by scientists -- ScienceDaily.

Scientists at the Salk Institute have discovered an on-and-off “switch” in cells that may hold the key to healthy aging. This switch points to a way to encourage healthy cells to keep dividing and generating, for example, new lung or liver tissue, even in old age. In our bodies, newly divided cells constantly replenish lungs, skin, liver and other organs. However, most human cells cannot divide indefinitely–with each division, a cellular timekeeper at the ends of chromosomes shortens.

When this timekeeper, called a telomere, becomes too short, cells can no longer divide, causing organs and tissues to degenerate, as often happens in old age. In a new study published September 19 in the journal Genes and Development, scientists at the Salk Institute have discovered that telomerase, even when present, can be turned off. Lundblad and first author and graduate student Timothy Tucey conducted their studies in the yeast Saccharomyces cerevisiae, the same yeast used to make wine and bread.

Hemp Seed-Eating Village in China Holds Oldest, Healthiest People in the World. While there is a man in Bolivia said to be the oldest living person in the world, at 123 years of age, a village in China is boasting ages far older than the global average, and few suffer from any health problems. Scientists believe the secret is in their diet, which actually includes lots of hempseed. It also helps that the water and air in Bama Yao, China are exceptionally clean, and that their food contains noticeably less fat, animal proteins, salt, and sugar than let’s say, the standard American diet.

But according to some experts, the villagers’ consumption of a superfood high in essential fatty acids (omega 3 and 6) is also part of the reason they live so long. Their primary source of receiving these fatty acids is through a diet rich in hempseed. Life expectancy in Bama Yao is well over 100 years for its inhabitants, one of only five places on the planet where people can expect to live so healthfully for so long. Hemp seed is also rich in calcium, dietary fiber, and iron. ‘Elixir of Youth’ Found? New Experimental Drug Reverses Aging. Scientists from Harvard Medical School claimed that they have finally found the ‘elixir of youth’ which can not only slow down the aging process, but also reverse it.

This rejuvenating substance created by American scientists currently works only on mice. “We worked on understanding the mechanisms of aging and conducted experiments on mice. For this purpose we selected mature enough animals that were older than two years, and began to introduce the experimental drug. To our surprise, just in a week the mice got younger. They became vigorous and energetic as if they were six-month old,” said Prof David Sinclair of Harvard Medical School. The muscles of the rejuvenated mice were in tone, and their cardiac muscles were as new. In a living organism, NAD serves as a conduit between the nucleus and mitochondria. “This substance is present in our body. Moreover, young mice, which also were given a dose of NAD, became more alert and energetic.

The following two tabs change content below. Nerium oleander Plant | Nerium International. Found: Secret Of Looking Up To 40 Years Younger Is Chemical That Rewinds The Effects Of Old Age And Can Make You Look 20 Again | Science and Technology. (Before It's News) Harvard Medical School made the discoveryA protein found in all living cells called NAD could be the keyThey are also exploring whether it can be used to treat rare diseases Daily Mail By Emma Thomas PUBLISHED: 00:15 EST, 20 December 2013 | UPDATED: 05:07 EST, 20 December 2013 If all you want for Christmas is to be 20 again, it could be possible one day as scientists claim to have found the secret to eternal youth.

Experts believe they may be able to turn back the clock as much as 40 years after identifying a natural compound proven to rewind the effects of old age in mice. A protein found in all living cells called NAD could be the key to slowing down the ageing process or reversing it altogether. Tests on two-year-old mice who had been given the NAD-producing compound for just one week had body tissue which resembled that of a six-month old. The compound works by restoring communication between energy cells within the body which have broken down as we get older. Science Finds Fountain of Youth Brain Region That Slows Down Aging.

TA65. Many customers have been calling regarding TA65. TA65 has been around for several years now. The origin is Astragalus – astragalosides are the active ingredient in this product. “Telomerase activation in aged or chronically stressed normal cells has been shown to slow telomere shortening, restore or improve cellular function” Geron Corporation (NDAQ:GERN) Each capsule is guaranteed to contain 5 mg. of telomeres and 40mg. standardized astragalus from what I understand. If you look at Gaia Herbs’ Astragalus Supreme it lists astragalus active ingredient as Astragalus membranceus, which is TA-65 (Telomerase Activity). This aforementioned product contains 380 mg. However, according to the Pharmaceutical Companies the astragalus in TA65 are supposed to be higher quality than the ones sold in health foood stores. Only Medical Doctors carry TA 65 . Designs for Health uses it in their Immunoberry Liquid & Immunitone Plus caps, which contains other immune modulators and enhancers as well.