Alpha-ketoglutarate, metabolism and aging

Alpha-ketoglutarate, metabolism and aging

Alpha-ketoglutarate (AKG) is an natural metabolite found within our cells.

So why do we need to add AKG to our UDA Longevity Coffee?

AKG determines the overall rate of metabolism in the mitochondria, and then provides energy to cellular processes. Research has shown that AKG can stabilise age-related changes to our energy balance!

AKG also has a mitigating effect on oxidative stress, and is a proven antioxidant in mammalian cells. Not only this, but AKG is required for the oxidation of fatty acids, amino acids and glucose, and as such is, AKG contributes to bone formation in skeletal muscles. 

Thus, regular use of AKG stimulates protein synthesis and inhibits protein degradation in muscles, and leads to lifespan expansion.



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