Tag Archives: cells

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 »


Resveratrol is a much touted anti aging substance found in red wine (actually it is concentrated in the skins of grapes), although it is also found in other plants like peanuts, Japanese knotweed, cranberries and blueberries. In studies done on non human subjects, resveratrol is interesting in that it has increased the lifespan of these… Read More »

Benefits of L-dopa and broad beans in relation to HGH

Broad beans and human growth hormone – What do they have in common? It seems that eating lots of broad beans may increase the level of L-dopa (L-3, 4-dihydroxyphenylalanine) in the body, which in turn, encourages the release of growth hormone from the pituitary gland. And this increase of HGH is one of the main… Read More »

Human Growth Factors

Human Growth Factors are an increasingly popular method of increasing HGH levels without actually taking the growth hormone itself. These growth factors stimulate the actual production of HGH and may even mimic the effects, but by themselves, are not true growth hormone. Unfortunately for medical science and the world’s aging population, the issue of HGH… Read More »