Boosting healthspans: Healthy aging market and ingredients – digital magazine

Boosting healthspans: Healthy aging market and ingredients – digital magazine

Life expectancy has increased worldwide, and through advances in science and medicine, more than one-third of the population in high-income countries is expected to be ages 60 and above. Aging begins on the cellular level, and is not a single process, but the summation of many factors. “Healthy aging” has come to encompass aspects such as cognition, bone and muscle health, and quality—not just quantity—of life. Ingredients gaining traction include protein, omega-3 fatty acids, fiber, and several vitamins and minerals.