The Best Supplements for a Longer Life
Adding some CoQ10 to your regular routine could help keep you mentally sharp as you age, experts say.
While sunshine provides a viable source of vitamin D, many adults are still lacking in this essential vitamin. Fortunately, adding a vitamin D supplement to your routine could mean a longer life to look forward to.
"This compound has been shown to activate certain proteins, such as sirtuins, that promote longevity. It also reduces cellular damage and age-related diseases and symptoms," says Carrie Gabriel MS, RDN.
""Probiotics improve the body's immune and inflammatory responses overall," says Trista Best, RD. "It is known that low-grade, chronic inflammation is connected to chronic diseases, which shorten life span and quality of life."
Omega-3 Fatty Acids
"Omega-3 supplements from algae or fish/shellfish sources contain long chain EPA and DHA omega-3 fatty acids that have been shown to reduce serum triglycerides and decrease inflammation," says Lindsay Wengler, MS, RD, CNSC, CDN.