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Nicotinamide Riboside (NR)
NR is the most direct precursor to nicotinamide adenine dinucleotide (NAD+). The mitochondria cannot perform their crucial cellular functions without a sufficient supply of NAD+. NR offers fundamental support for mitochondrial biogenesis, as well as all other mitochondrial activities – from energy production to the regulation of metabolism and cellular aging.
Resveratrol mimics the effect of calorie restriction by activating the sirtuin group of proteins. In one study, resveratrol was shown to be the most potent natural activator of the sirtuins. Resveratrol shows promise in helping attenuate the effects of several age-related conditions.
Research shows that quercetin not only acts as a potent antioxidant and is synergistic with the activities of resveratrol, it also slows the breakdown of resveratrol in the body. Like resveratrol, quercetin also enhances sirtuin activity.
Betaine – also known as trimethylglycine – is a premier methyl donor. In addition to providing significant methylation support because it can donate three methyl groups, betaine provides support for important metabolic functions that are associated with metabolic syndrome.
Two Capsules Contain:
Nicotinamide Riboside Chloride† 300 mg
Quercetin Phytosome (Sophora japonica concentrate (leaf) / Phospholipid complex from Sunflower) 250 mg
Trans-Resveratrol 150 mg
Betaine Anhydrous (Trimethyglycine) 50 mg
Other Ingredients: High and low viscosity hydroxypropyl methylcellulose, Leucine, MagnesiumCitrateLaurate (Time-Sorb††), Hypromellose (derived from cellulose) capsule, Silicon Dioxide.
†This product contains ChromaDex Inc.’s proprietary Nicotinamide Riboside ingredient, Niagen®. Niagen is a registered trademark of ChromaDex, Inc. Patent: See ChromaDexPatents.com. ††The ingredients in this product are complexed with Time-Sorb®, a time-release matrix.
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