Anti-Aging Supplements Are Here To Stay, And With Good Reason, Several Really Work
An anti-aging pill only sounds too good to be true. In the past they were more often scam than solution. But today a handful of lab-tested natural nutrients have proven their powers to stave off signs of aging like wrinkles, brown spots, and dullness.
And researchers aren't the only ones paying attention to the capsules:
These are becoming more and more popular with consumers and doctors. Supplements are here to stay.
Clinical Associate Professor of Dermatology at Tulane University
For better or worse, whether we like it or not, all of us age. It's a natural, unpleasant fact. Why we age is open to conjecture. While molecular biologists know that our cells age at different rates, they don't know exactly why. They suspect that environmental factors, such as smoking, stress and exercise have something to do with it, and they also think genetics plays a role, too.
No matter the reasons, many of us continue trying to stay young. That's why the sale of anti-aging lotions, supplements and other products is expected to top $291 billion by 2015.
When looking at anti-aging supplements, keep in mind that the best way to age gracefully is with good habits, such as a healthy diet and regular exercise, and not just because the combination makes you look younger. Research shows that a healthy lifestyle offers most of the benefits that anti-aging products claim to provide—less body fat, improved energy, more vigor, and greater muscle strength—with none of the potential side effects of those products.
That being said, most of us want to look better and definitely to feel better, even if we have taken care of ourselves through the years. And even with the best of marketing, if the anti-aging supplements on the market didn't work at all, the industry wouldn't be selling almost $300 billion worth.
The studies prove that many supplements do work. Some work better than others, of course, and some are more expensive. And to make it even more entertaining, each anti-aging supplement seems to have a different focus on just what they are doing and how they are doing it.
So, take your time, do your homework, figure out your budget, confirm with reviews and testimonials, and then test one supplement at a time and see how your body responds before trying another.