Archive for May, 2012

Inositol Hexaphosphate Supplement Studied for Anti-Cancer Properties

Inositol hexaphosphate (IP-6) is effective in preclinical cancer prevention and chemotherapy.  In addition to cancer, IP-6 has many other beneficial effects for human health, such as reduction in risk of developing cardiovascular disease and diabetes and inhibition of kidney stone formation.   TITL: The influence of phytic acid on TNF-alpha and its receptors genes’ expression in colon cancer Caco-2 cells. AUTH: Cholewa Krzysztof; Parfiniewicz Beata; Bednarek […]

Enbrel and Alzheimer’s Disease

Life Extension, a pioneer in the latest anti-aging research and integrative health therapies, while offering superior quality, research-backed dietary supplements, is actively recruiting participants for a free clinical trial to study the effects of natural supplements and an innovative medical therapy on Alzheimer’s disease. Mild to moderate Alzheimer’s patients (as diagnosed by their physician) are […]

Pink Slime and Meat Processing Additives

A few months ago, the idea of eating “lean finely textured beef” probably seemed appealing. Lean beef? That sounds good. And the texture is fine? Okay! Fire up the grill! But when ABC News broke the story of LFTB, they used the less formal name for this meat filler: “pink slime.” And it was all […]

Questionable Financial Donors to American Diabetes Association

Imagine you’re the one hearing the news from your doctor. “It’s diabetes. And it’s bad. We need to get aggressive about treatment right away.” What would you do next? The same thing we all do these days when we get any diagnosis…head to the internet. And when you search “diabetes” or “diabetes treatment,” you’re likely […]

Berberine for Glucose Control

I have tried all but one of those ingredients, in much larger doses that GlucoLogic has.  Berberine is the only supplement I have not tried yet to reduce glucose levels.  Please answer the following questions: 1.  Should I order berberine and give it a try, thus adding it to my existing 45+ supplement regimen? 2.  […]

Diabetes in the News – May 7, 2012

Dear Friends and Valued Customers:Some 25.8 million children and adults in the United States are diabetic. That’s eight percent of the population, according to data presented in the 2011 National Diabetes Fact Sheet on the American Diabetes Association (ADA) website.The fact sheet reports that 1.9 million new cases of diabetes were diagnosed in people aged […]

Health Care News Update May 5, 2012

  Health Watch USA Newsletter  May 5th, 2012     Member of the National Quality Forum and a designated “Community Leader” for Value-Driven Healthcare by the U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services High Cost of Healthcare.    A report which estimates that if employers drop health insurance in favor of exchanges they will save 422 billion dollars […]


I sense Wayne Gorsek is unfairly being forced to defend the supplement industry, when instead the focus should be on defending consumer rights to obtain medications (called supplements) to manage their own health. Anyone interested in personal autonomy should recognize that with the power to regulate comes the power to restrict and thus prevent consumers […]

Health Benefits vs. Elevated Glucose Health Risks of Consuming Bananas

Life Extension: I quit eating bananas, because they seemed to elevate my serum glucose levels.  Please read the email shown below and tell me if you agree that bananas confer many benefits for overall health.  Do the benefits of eating bananas outweigh their costs for someone on a low glycemic diet? A professor at CCNY […]