Life Extension Magazine

December 2010

On The Cover

Reports

Do Consumers Really Want Healthy Food?

Cruciferous vegetables combat a host of age-related diseases, but you won’t find them in most popular “vegetable” soups. Instead, commercial soups are packed with cheap fillers like corn, potatoes, rice, and pasta. Find out about two new cruciferous soups loaded with cauliflower, broccoli, and Brussels sprouts plus extra-virgin olive oil with no glucose-spiking starches. The question Life Extension® asks is: will typical consumers want them?

New Research Substantiates the Anti-Aging Properties of DHEA

It’s been three years since Life Extension® defeated congressional efforts to classify DHEA as a steroid drug—and almost 30 years since we first introduced it to the American public. New data show that this natural compound can thwart metabolic syndrome, halt bone loss, and enhance cognitive function.

The Importance of Bone Health

After 35, men and women undergo progressive loss of bone mass unless they take action to prevent it. In an exclusive excerpt from his new book, Forever Young, Dr. Nicholas Perricone explores the link between bone health, longevity, and degenerative disease, along with proven methods to preserve bone mass as you age.

The Liver Disease Epidemic You Need to Know About

Roughly one in three Americans suffers from a largely silent condition that can progress to full-blown liver failure. Learn the facts about nonalcoholic fatty liver disease—along with seven clinically validated, low-cost interventions to protect your liver health.

Why Reading Mainstream Magazines Can be Detrimental to Your Health

When medical ineptitude meets media apathy, the results can be deadly. Here we detail how Newsweek® parroted a flawed study from the Journal of the American Medical Association on homocysteine’s role in heart disease. By ignoring key factors, such as pre-existing endothelial dysfunction, these reports proved both inaccurate and dangerous.

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In The News

Berries prevent age-related cognitive decline; resveratrol improves endothelial function in overweight adults; vitamin B6 alleviates inflammation in arthritis sufferers; anti-inflammatory mechanism of omega-3 discovered; and more.

Journal Abstracts