LIFE EXTENSION MAGAZINE

September 2019

Launch Interactive Issue

New Strategy to Reduce Cancer Risk

Cruciferous vegetables (such as broccoli) contain potent anti-cancer compounds. A new delivery system enables more of these cancer-fighters to be absorbed into the bloodstream.

REPORTS

How Osteoporosis Accelerates Aging

As bone decays, harmful inflammatory proteins are released along with growth factors that facilitate malignant cell propagation and contribute to vascular calcification.

Improve Visual Acuity

Ingestion of plant carotenoids can lower risk of advanced macular degeneration by 41%. The addition of the spice saffron improves visual acuity as measured on a standard eye chart.

Research Outcomes on Cancer Drugs

Two drugs demonstrate benefits in treating prostate and breast cancers.

Coffee Alternative Boosts Mental Focus

A caffeine-free instant tea has been shown to improve concentration, boost short-term working memory, and help clear brain fog.

Cancer Patients Should Bank Their Stem Cells

Chemotherapy inflicts damage to bone marrow stem cells vital for immune function. Newly diagnosed cancer patients can benefit by storing their bone marrow stem cells prior to treatment.

DEPARTMENTS
As We See It

Cancer Death Rates Decline, But Are We Losing the War

Death rates from cancer are down, but the number of Americans dying each year is higher than ever. A new method enables people to achieve higher blood levels of anti-cancer nutrients found in cruciferous vegetables.

As We See It

In The News

NSAIDs boost cancer survival; compounds from curcumin and fisetin slow aging; coffee may cut risk of diabetes; vitamin-D deficiency linked to depression risk, and more.

Wellness Profile

Jared Firestone

After suffering a stroke at 23, and recovering, Jared Firestone threw himself into one of the world’s most stressful, high-risk sports and now has set his sights on the 2022 Winter Olympics.

Superfoods

Cabbage

The protein, anthocyanins, and insoluble fiber in the 15 varieties of cabbage help enhance cardiovascular and digestive health, and protect against cancer.