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What is NAD+ and Why Is it Important for Aging and Health?
You can’t live without the coenzyme NAD+, nicotinamide adenine dinucleotide. Here’s why it’s so important, how it was discovered, and how you can get more of it.
A Guide to Dietary Supplements
The legislation that governs dietary supplements is called DSHEA, and it enumerates nine different categories. This guide explains what they are and what they mean.
How to Read a Supplement Label
Why does the label say “Supplement Facts” rather than “Nutrition Facts”? And who decides your recommended daily value of vitamins and minerals, anyway? This primer explains.
11 Reasons Why NAD+ Should Be On Your Radar
If you zoom in on your body’s most fundamental activity, you’d see cells and molecules hard at work. You might be surprised to learn that some of the most vital players at work are ones you’ve never heard of.
How Do We Know NAD+ Declines?
Human and animal studies both point to a decline in NAD+. Here’s the evidence from the study, “In vivo NAD assay reveals the intracellular NAD contents and redox state in healthy human brain and their age dependences.”
How Do the Mitochondria Work?
The “power plant” of your cells are vital to keeping your body running and your health in top form as you age—plus so much more.
What’s the Difference Between NAD+ and NADH?
These two forms of nicotinamide adenine dinucleotide are not exactly the same thing, but they’re chemically similar. It’s complicated. We’ll explain.
5 NAD+ Precursors You Need to Know
These molecules become NAD+ over a series of chemical transformations. Here’s what you need to know about each one.
The Science of Skimping on Calories for Longevity
Drastically restricting calories could lead to a longer life, but we might not know enough about it yet.
What Happens to Your Cells As You Age and What You Can Do About It
Your cells are the building blocks of your very existence. Keeping them healthy and humming is the key to staving off aging and disease. Here’s what you should know.