LIFE EXTENSION MAGAZINE

August 2019

Launch Interactive Issue

Prevent Holiday Weight Gain

A few pounds added over the holiday can turn into hard-to-lose body fat stores. A clinically tested intermittent program has been shown to prevent holiday weight gain while reducing vascular risk markers.

REPORTS

Enhance Male Sexual Health

A ginger-like root was shown to improve sexual health in 61.5% of male participants in a published study.

PQQ Revitalizes Cellular Energy

A nutrient called PQQ helps grow new mitochondria in aging cells. The result is more energy in human studies and increased lifespan (in animal studies).

Lutein and Zeaxanthin Improve Cognition

Lutein and zeaxanthin are plant carotenoids known for protecting the eyes. New studies reveal they also increase brain processing speed, visual memory, cognitive flexibility, and brain blood flow.

Remove Dead Skin Cells

Dead cells and impurities on the skin’s surface clog pores, create blemishes, and cause a dull, uneven appearance. A facial mask containing zinc, sulfur, camphor, and salicylic acid provides unique exfoliating and deep-cleansing effects.

DEPARTMENTS
As We See It

Why Many People May Not Need Aspirin Today

The FDA approved low-dose aspirin in 1998 to prevent platelet clumping in high-risk heart patients. Recent studies show that aspirin may not be needed to reduce heart attack/stroke risk in today’s healthier American population groups. Low-risk adults who control their vascular risk factors may no longer need the anti-thrombotic and anti-inflammatory effects of daily low-dose aspirin.

As We See It

In The News

Omega-3 intake lowers mortality risk; intermittent fasting suppresses weight gain; quercetin and dasatinib benefit pulmonary fibrosis; berry metabolite improves IBD; and more.

Wellness Profile

It’s Never Too Late to Take Back Your Life!

At age 67, bodybuilding champion, author, motivational speaker, and life coach Wendy Ida now helps people transform their lives and bodies — after a long journey to save herself.

Healthy Eating

Tu Casa Mi Casa

Chef Enrique Olvera’s internationally acclaimed restaurant in Mexico City serves wide-ranging haute cuisine, but his latest cookbook, Tu Casa Mi Casa, is based on the simple, home-cooked dishes of his childhood. We provide a handful of recipes for you to try.

Superfoods

Rosemary

Rosemary is an herb rich in polyphenols, flavonoids, and terpenes. These compounds appear to be behind its benefits for eye and brain health, protection against stroke, and control of blood sugar levels.

Author Interview

Grain Brain

In his updated book, Grain Brain, David Perlmutter, MD, explains how blood sugar determines brain health, how insulin resistance relates to Alzheimer’s risk, and how gluten sensitivity is a key culprit in brain disease.