August 2018

Launch Interactive Issue

Spearmint Tea Boosts Mental Focus

A unique spearmint tea has been shown in human studies to boost mental focus, working memory, and concentration without caffeine. Lab data suggest spearmint polyphenols can promote the growth of new brain cells.

Plant Ceramides Reduce Skin Wrinkles

In a clinical trial, oral plant ceramides produced an 88% visible reduction of wrinkles with a 90% increase in hydration.

Hyaluronic Acid Revitalises Ageing Skin

Hyaluronic acid attracts and maintains moisture in the skin. Clinical data show that a topical blend of high and low molecular weight hyaluronic acid rehydrates, smooths, and rejuvenates aged skin.

Dangers of Sitting Too Long

Deep vein thrombosis, caused by sitting too long, kills over 100,000 Americans each year. A human study shows that nattokinase and French maritime pine bark improve circulation in the lower legs, lessen leg swelling, and reduce thrombosis (abnormal clot) formation.

Dr. Ozner’s Approach to Heart Disease Prevention

Leading preventive cardiologist Michael Ozner, M.D., believes we can now tame killer heart disease through healthy lifestyle, targeted blood testing and innovative medications.

Fight Chronic Stress at the Biological Level

Approximately 75%-90% of primary-care physician visits may be related to stress. Ashwagandha, a plant adaptogen, works at a biological level to reduce stress by re balancing our neurotransmitters.
As We See It

New Guide lines To Reverse Acute Stroke

Three years ago, Life Extension® advocated for widespread use of thrombectomy to spare stroke victims paralysis and death. Now, mainstream medicine has announced new guidelines that incorporate this technique. Recent data reveal thrombectomy can be effective up to 24 hours after onset of stroke symptoms.
As We See It

In The News

Half of cancer deaths are lifestyle-related; higher omega-3 linked to low mortality risk; multivitamins improve nephropathy; astaxanthin inhibits fatigue.
Author Interview

Fred Bartlit, Steven Droullard, and Dr. Marni Boppart

Drawing on their book, Choosing the Strong Path: Reversing the Downward Spiral of Ageing, these three authors explain how to avoid the death spiral of strength-sapping sarcopenia.
Wellness Profile

Organic Fibre Pioneer Marci Zaroff

Entrepreneur Marci Zaroff, who has manufactured organic clothing and home textiles for over 20 years, explains the critical importance of organic fibres for our health.


The benefits of unsweetened coconut help reduce cardiovascular risk, improve cholesterol, scavenge radicals, and treat scaly skin.
Healthy Eating

The Complete Mediterranean Diet

Cardiologist Dr. Michael Ozner’s book, The Complete Mediterranean Diet, provides 500 recipes that use the synergy of their ingredients to reduce the risks of the worst diseases of our day.