Category Archives: IGF-1

OPC Factor and proanthocyanidins

OPCs (OPC Factor) or Oligomeric proanthocyanidins are getting attention in the anti aging community these days. They are what scientists call proanthocyanidins. As anti-oxidants, they are one of the most powerful antioxidants ever discovered, and thus, may prove useful in the fight against aging. Part of the flavanoids group (which includes rutin and hesperidin), they… Read More »

The growth factor: IGF-1

IGF-1 is an abbreviation for Insulin-like Growth Factor 1. Sometimes, it’s called Somatomedin C. The measurement of IGF-1 has previously been taken to indicate the level of HGH in the body. If your IGF-1 levels are high, then that means your HGH levels are high, and vice versa. How does IGF-1 come about? This protein… Read More »