Life Extension Magazine

January 2005

On The Cover

Reports

What's Missing In Your Multi-Vitamin

Phytonutrients such as sesame lignans, broccoli glucosinolates, and green tea polyphenols help protect against many diseases of aging. Are you obtaining these critical nutrients in your everyday program?

Linking Heart Disease and Depression

Why are depressed people at increased risk of having a heart attack? New research links these two conditions and suggests common ways to avoid both disorders.

Natural Relief From Depression

Extensive clinical studies have found that S-adenosyl-L-methionine (SAMe) offers relief from depression, osteoarthritis, and liver disease, without the side effects associated with prescription drugs.

How Calcium Combats Osteoporosis

Osteoporosis often leads to incapacitating and even lethal bone fractures. Knowing how calcium and other critical nutrients work together to prevent bone loss can help you avoid this deadly condition.

As We See It

Life Extension long ago introduced the world to the multiple benefits of gamma tocopherol. The American Medical Association recently published an in-depth review of gamma tocopherol—confirming benefits that Life Extension members learned many years earlier about this critical form of vitamin E.

Departments

In The News

New $500,000 prize will further longevity research; eating walnuts sharply cuts heart disease risk; Immortality Institute promotes radical life extension.

Ask The Doctor

Dermatologist Gary Goldfaden, MD, explains the underlying causes of bruises and black and blue marks. Here, he discusses topical and nutritional remedies for prevention and treatment.

All About Supplements

While pomegranates have been in herbal use for more than 3,000 years, modern medical science is uncovering the many disease-preventive effects of this ancient fruit.

Journal Abstracts