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Life Extension Magazine

May 2018

Launch Interactive Issue

Striking 50% Reduction In Cardiovascular Mortality

Last year, the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) reported a 50% decline in cardiovascular disease deaths from 1980 to 2014. JAMA editors recommended prevention strategies (including blood tests) that have long been advocated by Life Extension® and other health publications.


Reduce Allergy Miseries

A targeted probiotic and yeast compound lowers the allergic response to pollen and other allergens, thus reducing irritating seasonal symptoms. Clinical studies reveal how this non-drug approach rebalances immune function and slashes common allergy miseries.

Astaxanthin Slows Skin Aging

In human studies, astaxanthin has been shown to improve skin wrinkles, elasticity, and moisture while enhancing collagen production.

Cancer Prevention Effects Of Lycopene

Recent research demonstrates that lycopene can inhibit malignant transformation and help prevent metastasis. Life Extension® introduced the anticancer properties of lycopene in 1985.

NAD+ Reduces Alzheimer’s Risk

Researchers at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and the National Institute on Aging showed how boosting NAD+ improved cognitive functions and restored brain plasticity in a mouse model of Alzheimer’s.

Recent Ketogenic Therapy Conferences

Carbohydrates and proteins are greatly reduced in a ketogenic diet, which requires the primary source of food energy to be fat and ketones derived from fat. Scientists have discovered that a ketogenic diet can be used to treat obesity, diabetes, brain trauma, cancer, Alzheimer’s disease, Parkinson’s disease, autism, and many other conditions.


In The News

Omega-3 improves sleep in lupus patients; high-sugar diet increases heart-disease risk; vitamin D deficiency ups heart-failure risk; and reducing oxidants improves wet AMD.

Wellness Profile

Julio Anta: Fitness Warrior

Sixty-year-old martial arts master and teacher Julio Anta credits Life Extension® for helping him maintain his good health and strength. Blood tests, supplements, fitness, and a lifelong thirst for learning form the foundation of his success and health.



Buckwheat—which is neither wheat nor grain—is an ideal wheat substitute for the gluten-sensitive. Its phenolic compounds, oxidant reducers, high fiber content, and rutin can protect against cancer and cardiovascular disease and lower blood pressure and cholesterol.

Ask The Doctor

Dr. Scott Fogle

Dr. Scott Fogle answers questions about the benefits of various lab tests and outlines exciting changes and additions to the Annual Lab Test Sale.

Healthy Eating

On Vegetables

Top chef Jeremy Fox believes that vegetables should be prepared with the same care generally lavished on meat dishes. His new book, On Vegetables, is based on that philosophy, and here we present three of his creative recipes.

Journal Abstracts