Vitamin C and Muscle Retention

Vitamin C Helps 50+ Men and Women Retain Muscle Mass

New research from the University of East Anglia, found Vitamin C might be the answer to improved muscles later on in life. The study, recently published in the Journal of Nutrition found older people with high Vitamin C intake through diet or supplementation had the best skeletal muscle mass and reduced risk of sarcopenia (the…

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…