Novel ‘Ketogenic’ Molecule Has Anti-aging Effects on Blood Vessels
Supplementing rats with a compound known as 1,3-BDO was shown to have some impressive effects on cardiovascular function, providing a rationale for further research in aging adult humans.
To age well, our focus on cardiovascular health needs to be taken to heart (pun intended).
Several alterations in cardiovascular structure and function occur with aging that include a stiffening of our arteries and a loss of blood vessel relaxation capacity — also referred to as endothelial function. This can cause blood pressure to increase, among other…
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