Sirtuins and Calorie Restriction
In recent years, sirtuins have been thought to have the capability to increase a person’s healthy lifespan. Research has shown that calorie restriction can boost the effects of these sirtuins. But how do they work together? Calorie Restriction Calorie restriction is a type of dietary regimen that reduces food intake but does not lead to […]
Can You Reduce The Effects Of Ageing?
The way we live our lives and treat our bodies has a huge impact on how we age. By making some small adjustments to our lifestyles we can stay healthier for longer.
What is a Senolytic?
The word “senolytic” comes from senescence and -lytic. A senescent cell has lost it’s power of division and growth. A word ending with lytic just means to destroy. So a senolytic is something that destroys senescent cells in the body. Senescent cells are really bad for us, and contribute to ageing. They increase as we […]
Is Coconut Oil a Miraculous Ingredient?
Irene Belmonte, Do Not Age Advisory Board Member Lately, the demand for coconut oil has increased greatly due to the many claims about its supposedly extraordinary health benefits. Two of the most extended ones are the effects of coconut oil on lowering cholesterol levels, and on weight loss and abdominal fat loss. However, is there […]
Making An Ageing Society Work For All
We are living longer. But most countries have not yet adapted to the implications of an ageing society. The one hundred year life will become very common. It will also challenge the traditional model of life: learning -> work -> retirement. Our lives will become much more flexible. Learning will take place throughout life. We […]
The Best Diet to Elongate your Life
What is a healthy diet and why does it have such a positive impact on your quality of life and longevity? The World Health Organization defines health as “a state of complete physical, mental and social well-being and not merely the absence of disease or infirmity”. The fact that they have factored in mental health […]
The Importance of Sleep
The Importance of Sleep Sleep has interested scientists for many decades, and with ongoing research and advances in technology, several discoveries show that sleep is vital for many aspects of life. Re-fuelling is often considered essential, but good quality sleep is rarely seen as equally important. Getting enough sleep is, in fact, as crucial as […]
The Benefits of Apigenin
NAD boosting has emerged as one of the key strategies for improving our healthspan. The notion that NAD levels decline with age, has led many of us to respond with supplementation of NAD boosters such as NMN (Nicotinamide Mononucleotide). NMN is an NAD precursor, which when it enters the cell, restores the levels of NAD […]
It is thought that the term “Blue Zones” was first coined in November of 2005, when data showed that a few small areas in the world had populations that were living far longer than the global average. Those living in these zones suffered less health issues such as cancer, heart attacks, strokes, obesity and dementia, so […]
What is NAD?
Nicotinamide Adenine Dinucleotide (commonly known as NAD) is essential to life. Without it we would die within seconds. It is a coenzyme that is found in all of your cells and is important for many processes, the mitochondria, ATP production (energy) and for a healthy metabolism. Dinucleotide means that it consists of two nucleotides, one […]