Dietary supplements make old rats youthful

Posted by Dale on Feb 22, 2002 at 11:53
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Two dietary supplements straight off the health food store shelf put the spark back into aging rats, and might do the same for aging baby boomers, according to a study at the University of California, Berkeley, and Children's Hospital Oakland Research Institute.

"With the two supplements together, these old rats got up and did the Macarena," said Ames, also a researcher at Children's Hospital Oakland Research Institute (CHORI). "The brain looks better, they are full of energy - everything we looked at looks more like a young animal."

http://www.berkeley.edu/news/media/releases/2002/02/19_diet.html

Looks like Iím off to the health food store.


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