Glycine and Slow Wave Sleep

Sleep quality is essential for good health and our genetics play a role in how much slow wave sleep we naturally get.

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Quercetin: Scientific studies + genetic connections

Quercetin is a natural flavonoid acting as both an antioxidant and anti-inflammatory. This article focuses on the results of clinical trials involving quercetin and links to specific genetic topics. Using your genetic data, you can make a more informed decision on whether quercetin is worth trying.

Lithium Orotate, Vitamin B12, and Mood

For some people, low-dose, supplemental lithium orotate is a game changer when combined with vitamin B12. But other people may have little to no response. The difference may be in your genes.

Research studies on melatonin and SARS-CoV-2

The research on melatonin shows that it plays an important role in our body’s inflammatory response to pathogens. Learn more about the current research on melatonin for COVID-19 and the science behind how it impacts immune response.

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Best Supplements to Boost BDNF

Is it smart to boost your BDNF levels? Discover more by digging into the research studies that show when, how, and why it is important to focus on BDNF.

CBD Oil: Will it work for you?

Why do some people get such great benefits from CBD while others notice nothing? Your genes play a role in how your body responds to CBD.

Oxytocin and Weight Loss

A look into the possible use of intranasal oxytocin for weight loss. Discover more and what your response might be depending on your genes.

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Lithium Orotate: Mood, Alzheimer’s, and Aging

Researchers found that Texas counties with higher levels of lithium in their groundwater had less of an increase in Alzheimer’s rates compared with counties that had lower levels of lithium. This isn’t a total surprise since previous studies had linked lithium to a decreased risk of dementia, but it is a great confirmation at a large scale population level. 

Rapamycin, mTOR, and Your Genes

Rapamycin is an antibiotic that is used as an immunosuppressant, an anti-cancer agent, and to prevent blocked arteries. Rapamycin is now the focus of longevity and healthspan-extending research through its inhibition of mTOR.

Vitamin D and immunity

Vitamin D, Genes, and Your Immune System

Vitamin D is more than just a ‘vitamin’. It is actually a hormone essential to many processes in your body – including your immune system. Learn how vitamin D helps the immune response to coronavirus, flu, and other respiratory viruses.

Fisetin: Antioxidant and Senolytic

Fisetin is a natural flavonol found in several types of fruits and vegetables and may prove to be a critical anti-aging component. In several recent studies, fisetin clears out senescent cells holding a lot of promise for healthy aging. Learn more about the newest research into this possible longevity compound.

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Metformin: Longevity research and genetics

A decades-old diabetes drug now holds promise for increasing healthspan. Research shows that metformin may reduce the risk of some of the diseases of aging, thus increasing the number of years someone is healthy.