Melatonin and Anti-Aging

Could Melatonin Promote Healthy Ageing?

A new review published in the British Journal of Pharmacology suggests supplementation with Melatonin may lessen the decreases in the strength of the circadian system seen with ageing.  Melatonin is associated with helping people fall asleep more rapidly as well as helping to realign sleep cycles to a normal dark/light pattern in people who are…

Omega-3 and Cognition

Omega-3’s Linked to Better Cognitive Function in Mildly Impaired Older People

A new study finds daily supplementation with Omega-3 essential fatty acids may improve measures of cognitive function like perceptual speed and memory. 86 people with mild cognitive impairment (MCI) were randomly assigned to receive a placebo (olive oil) or an Omega-3 supplement (EPA 720 mg DHA 480 mg) daily for 6 months.  The average mean…

Resveratrol

Resveratrol Shows Metabolic and Brain Signaling Benefits

A new animal study found that daily supplementation with Resveratrol may increase energy metabolism, cell signaling pathways and neurotransmission. 23 male adult monkeys were randomly assigned to one of three groups: A control group fed a healthy diet, A negative control group fed a diet high in sugar and fat and a group fed a…

Metabolic Syndrom

CoQ10 May Help Blood Sugar Management in People with Metabolic Syndrome

According to a new study daily CoEnzyme Q10 supplementation may produce a beneficial effect on blood sugar management and insulin in people with metabolic syndrome. 60 individuals with metabolic syndrome were randomly assigned to receive either a placebo or 100 mg of CoQ10 daily.  The study lasted 8 weeks.  Participants ranged in age from 40…