Multiple studies reveal magnesium’s cardio-protective effects. One found that those with the highest magnesium levels had a 44% lower risk of heart failure. More than half of all Americans have low magnesium levels.
Protect Gum Tissue with Beneficial Bacteria
Daily brushing and flossing may not be enough to prevent gum disease. Two probiotics improve gum health and reduce oral plaque.
Brain-Protective Effects of Green Tea
Green tea polyphenols promote the formation of new brain cells and the ability of brain cells to create neural connections. In people who regularly drank green tea, cognitive disorders were found to be 35% lower.
Hidden Dangers of Tattoos
Tattoo inks are often derived from toxic heavy metals that raise the risk of DNA damage. A tattoo may have serious health consequences.
In the News: Cellular Housekeeping
Excess levels of mTOR interfere with a vital cell housecleaning process called autophagy. Fortunately, there are various strategies to suppress excess mTOR and restore more youthful autophagy.
Glucosamine Intake Linked to Lower Risk of Premature Mortality
Glucosamine and chondroitin lower premature mortality risk; omega-3s help improve periodontitis; healthy diet decreases depression risk in adults over 45; ashwagandha enhances sleep, alertness, and quality of life in older adults.
Why I Recommend CoQ10 For My Patients
Dr. Joel Kahn tells Life Extension® how coenzyme Q10 helps cardiac patients prevent heart failure, heart attacks, and other cardiovascular issues.
Matthew McConaughey: The Art of Catching Greenlights
Actor Matthew McConaughey, author of GREENLIGHTS, prioritizes hard work, lifestyle choices, and physical, mental, and emotional health. From caloric restriction and exercise to supplements, his health protocols are still evolving.
Superfoods: Lupini Beans
Lupini beans are packed with protein and digestible plant fiber but low in carbs. Replacing meat with lupini beans improves longevity, cardiovascular disease, and weight management.
In his book Food Fix, Mark Hyman, MD, provides practical solutions for creating healthier individuals, healthier farming practices, and ultimately a healthier planet.