Boosting NAD+ might turn back our biological clock

Boosting NAD+ might turn back our biological clock

As our body ages, a core clock repressor, PER2, increases and dampens the activity of our circadian rhythms through repressing BMAL1.The level of NAD+ regulates the degradation of PER2, which in turn promotes the activity of BMAL1, keeping the internal clock ticking at a healthy pace.

NR supplementation shows an improvement of body composition in clinical trial

NR supplementation shows an improvement of body composition in clinical trial

The six-week trial, published on April 22 in The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, showed that NR increased markers for skeletal muscle NAD+ metabolism, affected skeletal muscle metabolism, induced body composition change and raised the sleeping metabolic rate.

Carbo-loading is necessary only if you’re an endurance athlete, explains a health expert

Carbo-loading is necessary only if you’re an endurance athlete, explains a health expert

If you’re not an endurance athlete, you don’t need to increase your carb intake.Some runners may benefit from this side effect, but others might notice an increase in their overall body weight that may negatively affect their race performance.

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