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What Is a Clinical Trial for Supplements?

What Is a Clinical Trial for Supplements?

At one time, drugs and therapies were highly unregulated. All you had was the good word of your doctor. Active ingredients varied from batch...
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What Is a Dietary Supplement?

What Is a Dietary Supplement?

According to the Council of Responsible Nutrition, 77% of American adults took dietary supplements in 2019. Dietary supplements have become a part of our daily life,...
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A Closer Look into One of Our Clinical Studies

A Closer Look into One of Our Clinical Studies

Clinical trials are important for determining whether a supplement is safe and effective. But from where did Tru Niagen® draw its conclusions?  Let’s take a...
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A Clinical Study That Connects NAD+ and Aging

A Clinical Study That Connects NAD+ and Aging

NAD+ is an enzyme aid that triggers cellular energy production for every living cell in your body. NAD+ primarily functions in our cell’s mitochondria,...
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How Does Sleep Deprivation Affect Your Cells?

How Does Sleep Deprivation Affect Your Cells?

Your body wants to follow an evolutionary blueprint. Instinct says, “Rise with the sun. Sleep when it sets.”  A circadian rhythm refers to an...
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Does NAD+ Support Muscle Function?

Does NAD+ Support Muscle Function?

NAD+ (nicotinamide adenine dinucleotide) supports a vast range of functions within the human body. NAD+ is a vital component in energy generation. Known commonly...
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Understanding the Aging Process

Understanding the Aging Process

By Dr. Sandra Kaufmann, author of Why We Age and How to Stop It and the founder of The Kaufmann Anti-Aging Institute.   The search for the...
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How to Increase NAD+ Levels Naturally

How to Increase NAD+ Levels Naturally

NAD+ is an essential coenzyme that helps regulate and support our cells. But our NAD+ levels decline with age, and maintaining our NAD+ levels may...
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Vitamin B3s: Niacin vs Nicotinamide vs Nicotinamide Riboside

Vitamin B3s: Niacin vs Nicotinamide vs Nicotinamide Riboside

Vitamin B3 is as standard as your daily multivitamin, but this important micronutrient isn't as pedestrian as it sounds.  Originally called niacin back at...
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NAD+ and Sun-Exposure

NAD+ and Sun-Exposure

You know that short-term exposure to sunlight is important for your overall health—especially those hits of the morning sun when the UV rays are...
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What Does Sustained Energy Feel Like?

What Does Sustained Energy Feel Like?

Many have learned to fear the slow-down that comes with age. Reduced energy, tense joints, and inhibited cognition are just some of the many...
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Micronutrient vs. Macronutrient vs. Cellular Nutrient

Micronutrient vs. Macronutrient vs. Cellular Nutrient

Macronutrients and micronutrients are considered to be the essential pillars of nutrition. Every human body requires a precise balance of carbohydrates, fats, proteins, vitamins,...
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A Closer Look into NAD+ IV Therapy

A Closer Look into NAD+ IV Therapy

Research around NAD+’s role with aging continues to receive widespread attention in the scientific community. For example, a team of researchers in New South...
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Is Nicotinamide Riboside Safe?

Is Nicotinamide Riboside Safe?

If you came here for a quick yes or no, let’s save you some time. Niagen® (our patented form of nicotinamide riboside) is safe...
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What Does “Nature-Identical” Mean?

What Does “Nature-Identical” Mean?

Imagine two molecules. One molecule exists in the natural world. The other is made in a lab. There is no structural or chemical difference...
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What Is Biohacking and Where Do Supplements Fit In?

What Is Biohacking and Where Do Supplements Fit In?

Biohacking, or DIY biology, is a vast concept that struggles to ground itself in one concrete definition because depending on who you ask, you'll...
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NAD+ and Heart Health

NAD+ and Heart Health

How your heart can change with age.  Your heart is an amazing workhorse. No more than the size of your fist, this amazing muscle pumps blood throughout...
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What Is Cellular Health?

What Is Cellular Health?

Cells are the foundation of all living things.  Humans have over 30 trillion cells, working harmoniously to form complex structures called tissues. These tissues...
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What Is a Coenzyme?

What Is a Coenzyme?

A coenzyme is a molecule in your body that enhances the action of an enzyme. You can’t have a coenzyme without an enzyme. What...
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What Is Healthy Aging?

What Is Healthy Aging?

Healthy aging sounds like an endeavor that everyone can get behind. None of us are fond of the aging process, developing wrinkles and grey...
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Nicotinamide Riboside Food Sources

Nicotinamide Riboside Food Sources

Nicotinamide riboside (NR) is a novel form of vitamin B3 that helps improve the way you age. Known as the “healthy aging” ingredient, nicotinamide...
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Chronological Age vs Biological Age

Chronological Age vs Biological Age

Your chronological age is the number of years, months, and days since you were born. It’s the number of candles on your birthday cake.  ...
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How Does Intermittent Fasting Affect Your Body?

How Does Intermittent Fasting Affect Your Body?

Intermittent fasting (IF), an increasingly popular wellness practice, is usually advertised as a weight-loss tool. But the benefits go far beyond caloric reduction. From...
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The Nine Hallmarks of Aging

The Nine Hallmarks of Aging

In 1991, the book Evolutionary Biology of Aging defined aging as “a persistent decline in the age-specific fitness components of an organism due to internal physiological...
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