Scientists Say This Life-Extending Nutrient Should be Considered a Vitamin
Arriving from all over the world, a veritable Who’s Who of anti-aging scientists gathered at the campus of UCLA in Westwood, California in 2011.
They met to discuss a newly rediscovered nutrient that must be obtained from the diet. It’s a type of sulfur-containing amino acid, but it’s also been described as a potential vitamin with powerful antioxidant, anti-inflammatory and neuroprotective properties.
It’s called ergothioneine. . .
Ergothioneine (ET) was first isolated by a French scientist in 1909, but largely ignored for the rest of the century.
Then in 2005 interest was reawakened by a paper published in Proceedings of the National Academy of […]