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A STUDY - Ageing may be “reversed” by 3 years, in 8 weeks

A new study has found that following a healthy lifestyle and diet, including specific nutrients, for just eight weeks “reverses” the ageing process by three years. 

Ageing - Primary Driver of Chronic Disease

The US study by Helfgott Research Institute and published in Impact Journals LLC provided recommendations on diet, sleep, exercise, relaxation, supplemental probiotics and phytonutrients to 40 healthy males between 50 and 72 over an eight-week period. The results showed a biological age reduction of over three years in all participants.

Researchers noted that since ageing was the primary driver of chronic disease, the results of the study were significant in the goal to slow down ageing and live healthier and longer.

Lead study author, Dr Kara Fitzgerald said: “The combined intervention programme was designed to target a specific biological mechanism called DNA methylation, and in particular the DNA methylation patterns… identified as highly predictive of biological age.”

DNA methylation patterns, which track the accumulation of damage and loss of function to cells, tissues, and organs, are one of the ways scientists understand ageing.

“What is extremely exciting is that food and lifestyle practices, including specific nutrients and food compounds known to selectively alter DNA methylation, are able to have such an impact on those DNA methylation patterns we know predict aging and age-related disease,” said Dr. Fitzgerald.

Natural Alterations for Longevity and Lifespan

The 40 participants followed a diet of fruits and vegetables, lean meat and fish with a high intake of nutrients such as vitamin A, C, D, curcumin and green tea. They exercised 30 minutes a day, five times a week, did stress reducing breathing exercises for 20 minutes twice a day and slept for at least seven hours every night.

Leading epigeneticist and study co-author, Moshe Szyf said: “This study provides the first insight into the possibility of using natural alterations to target epigenetic processes and improve our wellbeing and perhaps even longevity and lifespan.”

Health Expert on Living Longer and Youthfulness

Health expert, Vanessa Ascencao said a healthy lifestyle, a balanced diet supported by supplements, regular exercise, stress management, relaxation, and restorative sleep are essential to living a longer and more youthful life.

“I also suggest taking supplements like potent SA green tea extract Origine 8, which is rich in antioxidants, Liposomal Vitamin C, with proven absorption, Bio-Curcumin, a potent anti-inflammatory and antioxidant, Bio-Sulforaphane, a powerful compound derived from broccoli sprouts which helps protect against DNA damage and BetterYou DLux and Boost B12 vitamin oral sprays, proven to be more effective than  pills.”

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Origine 8®

A highly bioavailable, eco-friendly green tea extract made from fresh live green tea within six hours of harvest. It delivers the benefits of green tea encapsulated with liposomes for maximum absorption, all eight polyphenol-rich catechins from fresh live green tea in a standardized supplement and is designed to be more bioactive with 12 times greater absorption than other green tea extracts.  

Biomax® Vitamin C Liposomal

A gentle, gut-friendly vitamin C with enhanced bioavailability in capsule form. This formulation is suitable for diabetics and vegetarians and supports paleo, zone and vegan diets and is free from sugar, soya, gluten, preservatives and artificial additives. 

Bio-Curcumin®

Delivers up to seven times more free and bioactive curcumin into the bloodstream than many regular curcumin extracts. Plus, it remains bio-active for over eight hours. It is 100 % natural with no artificial additives.

Bio-Sulforaphane Advanced

A next generation, highly bio-available concentrated source of broccoli phytonutrients rich in sulforaphane to support the activation of Nrf2. It is a 100 percent whole broccoli sprout concentrate yielding cell-protective compounds. 

BetterYou DLux 1000 Vegan Vitamin D Daily Oral Spray

Containing only vitamin D and coconut oil, this incredible pure and simple formulation provides optimal nutritional delivery, each spray provides the vitamin D in micro-sized droplets that coat and permeate the soft-tissue of the inner cheek, delivering the essential nutrients into the rich vein system below.

BetterYou Boost B12 Oral Spray

An effective aid to normal psychological functions, expertly blended to help boost energy levels. Specially formulated to be absorbed directly into the bloodstream, bypassing the digestive system. The tiny droplets absorb quickly in your mouth providing an effective alternative to tablets and capsules.

All products are available to purchase at leading health stores, health pharmacies in the United Kingdom, Ireland and South Africa, as well as Wellness Warehouse and Dischem in South Africa.