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Exploring Pycnogenol® — A Natural Longevity Supplement

Pycnogenol®, a patented and widely known oral supplement with an extensive clinical research history, has also emerged as a promising supplement for healthy aging and longevity.

Sold under the trademarked name Pycnogenol®, the standardized formula is derived from French maritime pine bark and is widely recognized for its cardiovascular health benefits and ability to inhibit inflammation, supporting whole-body wellness and longevity.

As research continues to evaluate the potential of Pycnogenol® to impact several biological systems, increasing evidence suggests the use of the supplement may help with age-related conditions such as certain metabolic disorders, menopause-related symptoms, skin aging, and even cognitive decline. The pine bark extract appears to have therapeutic effects that suppress inflammation and oxidative stress protecting against multiple degenerative processes.

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The Benefits and Potential Risks of Calcium Supplements

A sufficient amount of calcium is critical for overall health, keeping the bones, organs, and skeletal muscles functioning properly. For decades, calcium intake has been thought to be helpful in the prevention and treatment of osteoporosis — one of the leading causes of disability in the elderly population. In order to promote bone health in aging individuals, a daily dietary calcium intake of 1,000-1,2000 mg is recommended for both women and men. However, this can be difficult to achieve through nutritional choices alone, resulting in the wide use of calcium supplements to boost overall intake.

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The Nutritional Supplement Market: A Dynamic Sector Promising Long-Term Growth  

Spurred by growing health and wellness awareness among global consumers of all age groups, the popularity of dietary supplements and similar products is growing due to their ability to provide essential nutrients many may not be able to obtain through diet alone. With a considerable rise in healthcare and fitness facilities, fluctuations in dietary habits, and shifting work practices, the global supplement market is surging at an impressive rate. In 2019, the market was valued at approximately $123 billion and current estimates project it will reach a valuation of $230.73 billion by 2027 with a compound annual growth rate of 8.2% over the forecast period. According to a report by Grand View Research, the growing popularity of using nutritional products for medicinal purposes – targeting a range of health issues from infertility to malnutrition – will impact the supplement industry in the years to come.

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