LIFE EXTENSION MAGAZINE

October 2018

Launch Interactive Issue

Menopause Relief Without Hormones

Some women choose not to take even bio-identical estrogen drugs. An extract from Siberian rhubarb has been shown in human studies to relieve menopausal symptoms up to 83%. These benefits include improvements in mood such as anxiety and depression.

REPORTS

Aged Garlic Reduces Heart Disease Risk Factors

Aged garlic extract delivers broad vascular benefits including decreased inflammation and improved endothelial function. A controlled study shows regression of low-attenuation arterial plaque in people supplemented with aged garlic extract.

Fight Cancer Using “Off-Label” Drugs

Cancer cells adapt to toxic environments (such as chemotherapy) and rapidly mutate to escape eradication. Prudent use of adjuvant “off-label” drugs can improve odds of a complete response.

Melatonin: A Promising Protector Against Breast Cancer

Researchers have found that melatonin can protect against breast cancer risk factors, impede the growth/spread of tumour cells, and boost the effectiveness of certain cancer treatments.

Lutein and Zeaxanthin Boost Brain Blood Flow

The plant pigments lutein and zeaxanthin have been shown to protect against macular degeneration. New research shows they also support cognitive function by enhancing brain blood flow in older people.

Improve Stomach Health

Japanese scientists have developed a unique combination of zinc and carnosine that helps remove H. pylori, an underlying cause of ulcers, gastritis and stomach cancer. Zinc-carnosine has been shown to reduce heartburn, belching, and stomach tenderness.

DEPARTMENTS
As We See It

Stop the Breast Cancer Epidemic

Each year, more than 300,000 American women are diagnosed with breast cancer and approximately 40,000 die from metastatic diseases. Lifestyle factors can greatly decrease cancer risk. Synthetic hormone drugs that long ago showed serious side effects continue to be widely prescribed. For women suffering menopausal issues who don’t want to apply estrogen drugs, or can’t find a doctor to prescribe bio-identical estrogen, a new plant extract has shown remarkable benefits in human studies..

As We See It

In The News

Olive oil reduces mortality, curcumin improves memory, folate lowers stroke risk, and the latest protocol in the Disease Prevention and Treatment book.

Superfoods

Pecans

The abundant monounsaturated fatty acids and tocopherols in pecans can help improve lipid profiles and lower the risk of gallstones, heart disease, insulin resistance, and diabetes.

Author Interview

The Longevity Code

In his new book, The Longevity Code: Secrets to Living Well for Longer from the Front Lines of Science, medical doctor and researcher Kris Verburgh explains why we age and how we can delay the process through new and imminent scientific breakthroughs.

Healthy Eating

Japan the Cookbook

From Japan the Cookbook, a comprehensive and collective effort from various Japanese artisans and cooks, we present three healthy recipes from this ancient cuisine.