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Life Extension Magazine

October 2010

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Low Testosterone Promotes Abdominal Obesity in Aging Men

As men age, they become trapped in a vicious cycle of low testosterone and abdominal obesity. The latest research confirms that these two conditions reinforce each other, significantly increasing risk of diabetes, atherosclerosis, and cancer. Sadly, few conventional physicians test for this vital male hormone, despite compelling evidence of testosterone therapy’s power to burn off belly fat, thwart metabolic syndrome, and save men’s lives.

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Low Testosterone Promotes Abdominal Obesity in Aging Men

As men age, they become trapped in a vicious cycle of low testosterone and abdominal obesity. The latest research confirms that these two conditions reinforce each other, significantly increasing risk of diabetes, atherosclerosis, and cancer. Sadly, few conventional physicians test for this vital male hormone, despite compelling evidence of testosterone therapy’s power to burn off belly fat, thwart metabolic syndrome, and save men’s lives.

Critical Need to Control Fasting and After-Meal Glucose Levels

Life Extension® members have known for years that keeping a tight rein on fasting glucose levels is a cornerstone strategy for increasing healthy life span. Now, compelling new findings from an organization called Living the CR Way suggest that low fasting glucose favorably infl uences our longevity genes!

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In The News

US obesity rate growing at alarming pace; long-term antioxidant supplementation improves arterial health; reduced vitamin D levels linked to cognitive decline; high antioxidant diet improves insulin sensitivity; and much more.

Wellness Profile

Wellness Profile: Dr. Daniel Amen

Dr. Daniel Amen, assistant clinical professor of psychiatry and human behavior at the University of California–Irvine School of Medicine, discusses how an integrative approach can optimize cognitive performance in aging individuals.

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Calorie Restriction Can Be Easy!

Now, compelling new fi ndings from an organization called Living the CR Way suggest that low fasting glucose favorably infl uences our longevity genes!