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Oral supplementation of NR can raise NAD+ levels in muscles


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Nicotinamide riboside (NR) is a NAD+ precursor that can be used to supplement NAD+.

NR when orally given is available to aged human muscle.

May be beneficial for those who have muscle, or inflammatory disease groups and older people.

12 aged men participated in this placebo-controlled, randomized, double-blind, crossover trial.

A collaborative study by multiple institutions, published in CellReports.

A small trial but interesting results

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Cell Reports

Journal publishing research papers across a broad range of disciplines within the life sciences.

National Institute for Health Research (NIHR)

Government agency which funds research into health and care