When we think of maintaining bone health as we get older, one topic is mentioned more than any other: Osteoporosis And in terms of preventive measures, three things get regular mention:• Calcium• Vitamin D• Exercise The Mayo Clinic has this to say about osteoporosis:Bone is living tissue that is constantly being broken down and replaced. […]

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Nicotinamide Riboside


There’s a chemical in every cell of our body, that’s vital for processes within the cell and for cell-to-cell communication. It’s called nicotinamide adenine dinucleotide (abbreviated as NAD or NAD+). The problem for older people is that as we age, the levels of this important chemical decline. A study reported in “Antioxidants & Redox Signaling”,

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Vitamins and Supplements

Many people take a multivitamin pill each morning, along with a few other supplements. But do we really need supplements? Are they doing us good? Could they be doing us harm? It all depends on what important nutrients might be missing or deficient in our diet, and where supplements can help maintain our health, and

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Algae Oil

Omega 3

Among all the suggestions for vitamins, minerals, and supplements, you’ll see “Omega 3” mentioned over and over. So, what is Omega 3 and why is it so important? Omega 3 is a “fatty acid” widely distributed in nature, and playing an important role in the human diet and in human physiology. It’s of three types,

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The potential beneficial effects of turmeric are widely publicised. The culinary powder is from the ground-up root of the plant, a relative of ginger, and has always been widely used in Asian cooking. But why the hype now about its health benefits, when at least according to Wikipedia “there is no high-quality clinical evidence for

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