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What's Hot
Diet alone may fail to provide optimal amount of vitamin E
What's Hot  

On August 19, 2015, the journal PLOS One published findings derived from National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES) data that reveal a high prevalence of suboptimal alpha-tocopherol (vitamin E) levels among those for whom food alone was their only source of the vitamin.

Michael I. McBurney and associates analyzed information from 7,922 NHANES participants with available measurements of serum alpha-tocopherol. Food frequency questionnaires provided information concerning vitamin E intake from food or supplements.

Eighty-seven percent of subjects aged 20 to 30 years and 43% of those aged 51 years and older had vitamin E levels lower than 30 micromoles per liter (12.92 mg/L), which was categorized as inadequate based on Estimated Average Requirement (EAR) and the lowest mortality rate in the Alpha-Tocopherol Beta-Carotene (ATBC) study. Serum alpha-tocopherol levels among subjects whose only source of vitamin E was food were below adequate levels on average, at 24.9 micromoles per liter (10.72 mg/L). In comparison, those whose vitamin E was derived from both food and supplements had an average level of 33.7 micromoles per liter (14.51 mg/L). "We propose that for many Americans, especially those relying exclusively upon food sources, that serum alpha-tocopherol concentrations may not be adequate," Dr McBurney and colleagues write.

"The EAR, epidemiological and randomized controlled studies all indicate that maintaining a serum alpha-tocopherol concentration of 30 micromoles per liter may have beneficial effects on mortality, cognitive function and reproduction," they conclude. "This paper corroborates the need for research regarding to assessing serum alpha-tocopherol concentrations with respect to functional markers and health outcomes."


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Life Extension Magazine® September 2015 Issue Now Online

Life Extension Magazine® September 2015 Issue Now Online

Grow new brain cells, by Forrest Ritiker


Enhance your endothelial function, by Alicia Nadil

The Japanese "longevity" dietary constituent, by Arthur Strand

Major advances in glioblastoma treatment, by William Faloon

An alternative to conventional breast cancer treatment, by Orn Adalsteinsson, PhD

Scientists create world's first functioning organ, by Merle Ostrovski

The 2015 International Stroke Conference, by Ben Best

A listing of comprehensive stroke centers in the United States


As We See It:  Reversing acute ischemic stroke, by William Faloon

In the News

Wellness Profile:  Sedell Rand, by Donna Caruso

Journal abstracts:  Taurine, endothelial dysfunction, fucoidan, and thymus regeneration


Health Concern

Celiac disease and non-celiac gluten sensitivity

Celiac disease is an inflammatory immune disorder that occurs in genetically susceptible individuals. In people with celiac disease, ingestion of gluten—the protein fraction of wheat, barley, and rye—provokes an immune attack that inflames and damages the lining of the small intestine. This typically results in nutrient malabsorption along with a wide variety of symptoms, ranging from diarrhea and constipation to skin rashes and depression (Brown 2012; Korponay-Szabo 2012; Lerner 2014; A.D.A.M. 2014). The reaction to gluten triggered by celiac disease is not an allergy, but rather an insidious inflammatory immune condition (FARE 2015a).

Untreated celiac disease can lead to the development of a host of other conditions including osteoporosis, infertility, neurological disorders, other autoimmune diseases, and in some cases, cancer (Ventura 1999; Fasano, Catassi 2012; Rashtak 2012; Kagnoff 2007; Sapone 2012; Bai 2013; UCMC 2014).

Some people who do not have celiac disease or a wheat or gluten allergy may still experience symptoms in response to gluten ingestion. These symptoms can resemble those associated with celiac disease and may include gastrointestinal symptoms and non-intestinal symptoms. This newly-recognized gluten-related syndrome has been named non-celiac wheat sensitivity or non-celiac gluten sensitivity. Current knowledge about non-celiac gluten sensitivity is limited, and many unresolved questions remain to be clarified (Volta 2013; Sapone 2012).

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In The Supplement Pyramid, with a foreword written by health advocate, author and talk show host Suzanne Somers, Dr. Michael A. Smith covers the many reasons why even the healthiest diets fall short in terms of supplying the optimal amount of nutrients we need not just to survive, but also to thrive. However, with such a staggering amount of choices on the market, it's easy to become overwhelmed. That's where The Supplement Pyramid enters the picture. Like traditional food pyramids that help us design and follow a healthy diet, The Supplement Pyramid is an educational tool that can be personalized to meet anyone's specific nutritional needs. With its three-tiered plan—foundational, personalization, and optimization levels—The Supplement Pyramid helps readers design a nutritional regimen that meets their unique needs. Step-by-step instructions and detailed medical quizzes, along with useful information about blood testing, help readers determine the most important nutritional supplements for their bodies—and this becomes an ideal personalized menu from which to choose.

Michael A. Smith, M.D. is the senior health scientist and online personality for Life Extension, the world's leading organization dedicated to extending the healthy human life span. He is an author and blogger, creates and conducts webinars, and appears in informational health and wellness videos.

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