Recent advances in a new area of nutrition, nutrigenomics, allowed to identify a set of genes that, when activated, encode for the synthesis of certain proteins:
The sirtuínas (SIRT – Silent Information Regulation Transcript)
The sirtuins are responsible for a cascade of reactions at the level of human metabolism and longevity.
Sirtuins play a key role, functioning as energy sensors and mediators of a vast array of physiological responses that have the purpose of survival. These responses include blocking fat storage, increasing stored fat burning, stimulating cellular repair and rejuvenation mechanisms, and increasing muscle mass.
Polygonum cuspidatum Siebold
(min 90% resveratrol)
Vitis vinifera L. var. tinctoria
(min 10% polyphenols)
Camellia sinensis Kuntze
(min 55% polyphenols, min 15% epigallocatechin gallate – EGCG)
Olea europaea L.
(min 6% oleuropein)
Curcuma longa L.
(min 10% curcumin)
Branched chain amino acid
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