Have you ever considered that the numerical age you are is based upon a measurement derived from our planet’s revolution around the Sun? We can all agree that as we make more and more trips around the Sun, we definitely age – but what is aging anyway?

According to the World Health Organization, “at the biological level, aging results from the impact of the accumulation of a wide variety of molecular and cellular damage over time. This leads to a gradual decrease in physical and mental capacity, a growing risk of disease, and ultimately, death.”

Some of the factors that impact the rate at which these biological changes occur are within our control or are impacted by things that are within our control (check out this explanation of 7 factors you can harness to influence your own age vitality). Yet some biological processes are not within your control – or at least not without help.

Recent studies have revealed that a decline in cellular nicotinamide adenine dinucleotide (NAD+) levels causes aging-related disorders.2 This important and profound discovery is like finally having working oil and gas gauges on your car – because having knowledge of what the body is losing and what levels are age-appropriate means we can do something about it.

Knowing that a decline in NAD+ levels causes aging-related disorders, our product development scientists set out a way to find the best way to increase the cellular NAD+ levels.NAD+ in supplemental form has very poor bioavailability, meaning it doesn’t have much of an effect when introduced to the body.

However, NAD+ does have a precursor or intermediate—a molecule that transforms into NAD+ through enzymatic reactions. That’s why NAD+ boosting supplements are understood to work by the addition of precursor molecules like NMN in order to speed up the production of NAD+. This kind of discovery is like a scientific home run – and this time it’s one that is truly accessible.

What if you could make a finite resource more infinite? Since NAD+ levels can be measured consistently by age, it has been shown that we lose approximately half of our body’s NAD+ by the time we’re 60. That means it’s never too soon to start caring about your NAD+ levels as an adult. Harness the power of NMN + NAD to boost your body’s production of NAD+, and in turn, slow down age-related disorders. Cheers to more trips around the sun – and more enjoyable trips at that.