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Has science finally discovered the “fountain of youth”? Fans of Basis by Elysium, a company founded by scientists, believe the answer may be yes. Basis is the first clinically proven supplement to boost your NAD+, a supplement that supports energy, sleep, and cell function, and whose proponents say may curtail the effects of aging.
NAD+ is a molecule found in all living cells. While it’s critical for regulating cellular aging, levels of NAD+ in people and animals diminish over time. Scientists call NAD+ the “golden nucleotide” because it’s a key player in so many biological functions, like creating energy, maintaining DNA health, and regulating circadian rhythms.
How Does Basis Work?
The culmination of more than 25 years of aging research, Basis is a supplement that supports cellular health by increasing and sustaining NAD+ levels and activating sirtuins. Sirtuins are proteins that play a vital role in health and aging. They need NAD+ to work—a discovery made by Elysium’s founder and chief scientist, Dr. Leonard Guarente.
Guarente, who also directs the Glenn Center for Biology of Aging Research at MIT, says Basis is not intended to extend people’s life spans. Instead, it’s about helping people stay healthier, longer. Elysium’s research says Basis has proven to increase and sustain NAD+ levels by an average of 40 percent in humans and is backed by an independent, randomized, placebo-controlled, double-blind clinical study published in “Nature Partner Journals: Aging and Mechanisms of Disease.”
Where Can I Get Basis?
Subscribe to receive re-ups monthly, and Basis can cost as little as $1.32 a day (another solid reason to try it out). Two pills a day are all it takes. Basis is vegetarian, vegan, gluten-free and nut-free. It also contains no artificial colors or flavors. It’s been tested for safety and produced in facilities that exceed FDA standards. Basis also undergoes rigorous third party purity testing.
You can read more about the science behind Basis here.
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