Category Archives: Lifestyle, Diet & Fitness

Health Conditions Linked to NAD+ Decline

Many diseases and biological stressors disrupt NAD+ metabolism and are associated with low levels of NAD+, such as obesity, infection, alcohol consumption, and high blood pressure.

The Comprehensive Effects of Berberine for Metabolic Health

Berberine is a bioactive compound found in many plants, including goldenseal, Oregon grape, and barberry. It has been recognized for its health benefits for centuries, with its earliest known therapeutic use dating back to A.D. 200.  Today, Berberine continues to be an exciting focus of health and wellness research, with many studies investigating its potential for maintaining metabolic health.

Study Shows NR Protects the Intestine From Damage Caused by Excessive Alcohol Intake

NR Preserved Intestinal Lining Integrity During Excessive Alcohol Intake

“In particular, the intestine, as the main organ of ethanol absorption, is susceptible to serious injury from excess drinking.”

When mice were given alcohol without NR supplementation, it led to higher levels of intestinal contents entering their bloodstream, suggesting damage to the intestinal lining.

NMN Human Trial Shows Increased Endurance, NAD+ Blood Levels, and Benefits to Bioage

A new NMN human trial using 80 middle-aged healthy adults showed that NMN supplementation was both safe and well tolerated.  It also showed that NMN significantly raised NAD+ blood levels, increased endurance, and benefited bioage. Study set out to determine safety and efficacy of NMN supplementation in 4 groups NAD+ levels are known to decline […]

Exercise Increases Blood Vessel Growth, Density, and Benefits Aging Muscle

New studies are showing the benefits of exercise on blood vessel growth and aging muscle.  The loss of muscle tissue, called sarcopenia, is a natural part of the aging process.  These new studies show that steady exercise can help to overcome the loss of muscle tissue well into later years. Loss of muscle tissue starts […]