aging

A compound found in apples can slow down aging

New research has identified a natural compound found in many types of fruit, such as apples and strawberries, and vegetables that can slow down the aging process. A natural compound called fistein, found in apples, can help slow down aging. One key factor in the aging process is known as “cellular senescence,” or the aging […]

This supplement may promote healthy arterial aging?

A small pilot study of older people suggests that taking a daily supplement of a nutrient that is present naturally in foods may improve artery health and blood pressure. The researchers, at the University of Colorado Boulder, found that the supplement — called nicotinamide riboside — mimics some of the effects of caloric restriction and […]