Life Extension Magazine

July 2012

On The Cover

Another Victory Against FDA Censorship

A federal judge has ruled that the FDA cannot censor health claims about green tea and cancer prevention. This represents a victory for consumers to learn about validated methods to slash disease risks. Americans can easily email Congress to encourage passage of the Free Speech about Science Act (HR1364) that will further halt FDA suppression of truthful scientific information.

Reports

Reduce Blood Glucose and Shed Pounds Fast!

Green coffee bean extract inhibits the absorption of calories along with lowering lipids and blood sugar. A breakthrough 2012 placebo-controlled study found weight loss in 100% of those taking this extract, with 37% reversing their pre-obese condition back to normal weight range and weight reduction averaging 17 pounds! High glucose levels are a significant risk factor for many major diseases and a shortened life span. Fortunately, the CR Way™ program enables people to enjoy low-calorie meals and suppress after-meal (postprandial) surges in blood glucose.

Halt the Auto-Immune Attack of Arthritis

Undenatured type II collagen has a unique molecular structure that inhibits immune overreactions to collagen proteins. Studies show significant reductions in pain and inflammation scores when tested in those with rheumatoid and osteoarthritis.

Blueberries Boost Longevity

In two different models of aging, blueberries have now been shown to extend life span. Blueberries contain specific flavonoid molecules that fight DNA damage and slow age-related damage to brain cells.

Repair Sun-Damaged Skin

Topically applied broccoli sprout cream delivers high levels of sulforaphane and glucoraphanin, which stimulate the production of enzymes that protect against—and even reverse—the appearance of sun-damaged skin.

Departments

In The News

GLA inhibits pancreatic cancer cell growth; grape compound blocks formation of fat cells; metformin helps some cancers, lowering iron levels and supplementing with antioxidants may protect against Alzheimer’s disease; and more.

Wellness Profile

Creating innovative global research initiatives, Michael Milken is a cancer survivor and chairman of the Prostate Cancer Foundation and FasterCures. The work of Milken’s foundation is already saving lives.

Superfood: Bell Peppers

Containing over 30 carotenoids, vitamin-rich bell peppers have been shown to protect against cancer, diabetes, and cardiovascular disease.

Journal Abstracts