Life Extension Magazine

May 2008

On The Cover

Enhancing Longevity Through the Miami Mediterranean Diet

Clinically proven to reduce incidence of heart attack and cancer, while fostering safe weight loss, the Mediterranean diet is one of the most effective ways to increase longevity.Dr. Michael Ozner reveals how he uses his Miami Mediterranean Diet program to keep his cardiac patients out of the hospital.

Reports

The Most Important Tool for Disease Prevention

A proven, but underused approach to forestall age-related disease is to test one’s blood annually. The problem is mainstream doctors don’t order specific blood tests to detect correctable risk factors that cause most premature deaths. Fortunately, the cost of comprehensive blood testing has dropped to the lowest levels ever.

D-Ribose: Energize Your Heart, Save Your Life

New studies reveal how a low-cost nutrient can protect the heart from the kind of reperfusion injury that normally occurs after cardiac arrest. Additional research shows how this nutrient can improve cardiac ejection fractions as well as boost exercise capacity in fatigued muscles.

The Miami Mediterranean Diet

In this exclusive excerpt from the new book, The Miami Mediterranean Diet, preventive cardiologist Dr. Michael Ozner presents a medically sound program of diet, stress relief, and key natural compounds to help you lose weight and reduce your risk of degenerative disease.

Magnesium: Widespread Deficiency with Deadly Consequences

Magnesium is an absolutely essential nutrient for sustaining a healthy heart, bone health, and properly functioning nervous and immune systems. Due to numerous factors, this mineral is dangerously deficient throughout the American population.


Health Advisors at your Service

Life Extension’s advisors provide individualized health advice based on up-to-the-minute research. This service can help you understand complex health issues as well as design an enhanced nutrition program.


Departments

As We See It

No one has battled the pharma-ceutical industry longer or harder than the Life Extension Foundation. In response to a flawed study, however, Life Extension finds itself in the unusual position of defending the proper use of statin drugs. The reason Life Extension has to do this is that pharmaceutical companies appear too shell-shocked to figure out why their own study failed.

In The News

Lethal effects of high C-reactive protein; scientists grow first “bioartificial heart;” lycopene benefits prostate health; DHEA protects cardiovascular health; vitamin B6 cuts risk of colon cancer; and more.

Journal Abstracts