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Life Extension Magazine

January 2016

Launch Interactive Issue

Innovative Solution for Oral Health

Conventional brushing and flossing may not be enough to ward off deterioration of gums and teeth. Researchers have discovered a targeted probiotic that reduces indicators of plaque buildup, gingivitis, bleeding gums, and pocket depth between gums and tooth roots.

Reports

Stop Accelerated Aging

Immune senescence is characterized by severe weakening of our ability to ward off pathogens while simultaneously fueling fires of chronic inflammation. Three natural compounds have been shown to reverse harmful immune cell imbalances that accelerate aging systemically.

What Strikes Terror in the Citadels of the Pharmaceutical Industry

The American Medical Association published a deeply flawed report against vitamin D that the media misinterpreted with tabloid-like headlines. In response, Dr. Ward Dean writes a meticulous rebuttal showing how the data was so skewed that it has zero real-world value…except to the pharmaceutical industry that financially benefits if Americans remain vitamin D deficient.

Why Isn’t Everyone Supplementing with Vitamin D?

Startling findings published in 2015 reveal that people with higher blood levels of vitamin D enjoy sharply lower rates of stroke-induced paralysis and death in the hospital. These new studies also confirm that people with higher vitamin D levels have fewer psychiatric disorders and markedly lower risk of multiple sclerosis.

Innovative FIBER Improves Metabolic Health

Millions of Americans are now at risk for metabolic disorders, caused by too much fat and sugar, as well as a poor lifestyle. Fortunately, scientists have identified a unique dietary fiber called alpha-cyclodextrin that selectively blocks absorption of harmful fats in the bloodstream while limiting after-meal glucose spikes.

Health Risks of Common Acid Reflux Medications

For chronic GERD (acid reflux) sufferers, most physicians prescribe drugs that reduce acid secretion in the stomach called proton pump inhibitors. Long-term use of these drugs brings a host of side effects that may impact the heart, the bones, and risk for infection. Alternative solutions are proposed to reduce the number of days when proton pump inhibitors may be needed.

Departments

As We See It

When Immune Function “Falls Off a Cliff”

Significant dollars are being invested to develop technologies to turn back “on” youthful immune function. Yet many of us can’t wait for bureaucratic delays while our immune systems “fall off a cliff.” This article will explain what Life Extension® is doing to help restore immune competence in aging humans today, including suppressing the deadly interleukin-6 cytokine.


In The News

Aspirin improves GI cancer survival; high blood sugar increases dementia risk; omega-3 softens arterial stiffness; vitamin D supports memory; resveratrol improves Alzheimer’s; olive oil inhibits breast cancer; and much more.

Wellness Profile

Cheryl Martin

The owner and director of the Gardens Wellness Center in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida, oversees a unique, comprehensive wellness facility offering a range of holistic treatment modalities.

Author Interview

The Blue Zones Solution

In his new book, The Blue Zones Solution: Eating and Living Like the World’s Healthiest People, health activist Dan Buettner reveals the lifestyle secrets of those living in Blue Zones, which are areas of healthy longevity around the world where a higher percentage of people live beyond age 100.

Journal Abstracts