LIFE EXTENSION MAGAZINE
January 2019Launch Interactive Issue
Restore Youthful Cognitive FunctionLoss of short-term memory is a troubling aspect of brain aging. A clinical study evaluated a standardized sage extract compared to placebo in adults over age 64. Within hours of ingesting this sage extract, memory performance increased nearly 60% along with an approximate 2.5-fold improvement in attention.
Magnesium: The Overlooked MineralHigher magnesium intake improves cognitive function, DNA repair, and results in a 41% reduction in stroke risk.
Glycation Accelerates Whole-Body AgingWhen glucose binds to your body’s proteins, the result is formation of glycated structures that accelerate aging processes. Nutrients like benfotiamine and carnosine provide considerable protection against toxic glycation reactions.
Beyond Heart HealthAging and use of statin drugs lowers levels of CoQ10 in the body. Researchers have discovered new benefits for CoQ10 including reducing the brain damage inflicted by ischemic stroke.
Research Update: Protect Against Formaldehyde ExposureFormaldehyde is a pervasive environmental toxin that may lead to dementia, diabetes, and depression. Carnosine can help neutralize these damaging effects.
Milk Thistle Promotes Liver DetoxificationLiver deaths have jumped 65% in recent years because of an increase in non-alcoholic fatty liver disease largely due to obesity. Standardised milk thistle extracts have demonstrated remarkable protective and restoration effects on liver health.