LIFE EXTENSION MAGAZINE

July 2019

Launch Interactive Issue

Reduce Nighttime Urinary Frequency in Men

Multiple trips to the bathroom at night increase risk of falls and decrease quality sleep. In a recent human study, 64% of men using a nutrient combination experienced a reduction in nighttime overactive bladder.

REPORTS

Carnosine Protects Against Fatty Buildup

Carnosine shows promise in prevent­ing initial stages of atherosclerosis and aortic valve stenosis by converting white fat to beneficial brown fat.

Fighting Inflammation by Inhibiting NF-KB

Inhibiting a cellular protein complex called nuclear factor kappa B (NF-kB) helps prevent inflammation-driven aging as well as insulin resistance and arthritis. Several nutrients can safely block NF-kB to reduce systemic inflammation.

Oral Sunscreen Provides All-Over Protection

Topical sunscreens do not protect all parts of the body from solar radiation. A fern extract and other nutrients taken orally help block UV damage to skin cells, decreasing DNA mutations by 84% and supporting DNA repair.

Making Your Heart Age Slower so it Lasts Longer

The most successful young-heart strategies protect against the way the heart ages. The CR Way Young-heart Strategy can reduce the age of your heart by up to 15 years.

DEPARTMENTS
As We See It

Add 12 to 14 Years to Healthy Life Expectancy

A large study published in 2018 showed that people who adopt five specific healthy lifestyle factors add 12-14 years to their life expectancy. Most readers of Life Extension Magazine are even more vigilant in proactively taking steps to increase their healthy longevity.

As We See It

In The News

Curcumin boosts metformin’s cardio-protection; vitamin D helps COPD patients; French oak wood extract improves PTSD symptoms; antioxidants protect against hypoglycemia damage; blueberry consumption lowers blood pressure.

Superfoods

Ask the Doctor

New research shows that high HDL levels may not always help protect against cardiovascular disease. We asked leading cardiologist Dr. Michael Ozner to explain what blood tests people need to get so they can monitor and improve their cardiovascular health.

Healthy Eating

Extra Virgin Olive Oil

Consuming extra virgin olive oil every day may protect against Alzheimer’s, osteoporosis, skin aging, and cancer, due to its high polyphenol content. To increase daily use, four recipes for delicious, olive-oil-based salad dressings are presented.

Superfoods

Walnuts

Walnuts’ unique nutrient composition works to combat heart disease, cancer, and cognitive decline—and even boosts the creation of new brain cells.

Wellness Profile

Colleen Sturgess: Giving Parkinson’s Patients a Fighting Chance

Gym owner Colleen Sturgess is a certified trainer in Rock Steady Boxing, a non-contact, boxing-based fitness curriculum, scientifically proven to slow the progression of Parkinson’s disease. Sturgess explains its success and how it provides much more than exercise.