Durk Pearson and Sandy Shaw

Durk graduated from MIT in 1965 with a triple major in Physics, Biology, and Psychology, and a triple minor in electrical engineering, computer science, and chemistry. Sandy graduated from UCLA with majors in Chemistry and Zoology. For more than 40 years, Durk and Sandy have researched and published extensively about the role nutrition plays in longevity, fat control and brain chemistry.

Durk Pearson and Sandy Shaw are independent experts in anti-aging research and brain biochemistry. Since 1968, they have been pioneers in the life extension field. The publication of their runaway-bestseller Life Extension, A Practical Scientific Approach in 1982 was a benchmark in the history of nutritional science and created a whole new biomedical paradigm. Among other best sellers, Durk & Sandy are the authors of Freedom of Informed Choice: FDA Versus Nutrient Supplements, a book that discusses constitutional and scientific issues relating to the FDA's regulation of the dissemination of scientific information. 

Did You Know..... In 1988 Durk Pearson and Sandy Shaw co-wrote the thriller,
The Dead Pool, which was later made into a Clint Eastwood "Dirty Harry" Film!



March 2017 Blog with Durk and Sandy
March 2017 Blog with Durk and Sandy

March 25, 2017 1 Comment

APPETIZERS -- WHERE MOST OF THE WORK IS DONE BEFORE YOU KNOW IT -- MAGNESIUM REDUCES ALL-CAUSE MORTALITY, INCLUDING STROKE, HEART FAILURE, AND DIABETES -- ARGININE FOR PAIN: SICKLE CELL DISEASE - RUTIN, A COLD MIMETIC, ACTIVATES BROWN ADIPOSE TISSUE TO INCREASE ENERGY EXPENDITURE FOR WEIGHT LOSS -- PERSISTENT INFECTIONS CAN BE SILENT KILLERS: HELICOBACTER PYLORI -- TIME IS ON MY SIDE … YES, IT IS -- WHATEVER YOU MAY THINK OF MR. TRUMP …
February 2017 Blog with Durk and Sandy
February 2017 Blog with Durk and Sandy

February 25, 2017

APPETIZERS -- THE KING IS DEAD -- HOW TO TAKE NIACIN THE RIGHT WAY -- A GOOD TIME TO TAKE A DOSE OF NIACIN: RIGHT AFTER YOU EAT SOME OF THIS WONDERFUL POTATO SALAD -- GETTING CONNECTED WITH EGCG --ASSOCIATION OF FEAR OF TERROR WITH LOW-GRADE INFLAMMATION -- If You Take Selenium to Help Reduce Your Risk of Cancer... -- LIVE LONGER WITH VITAMIN D3 -- LONGER TELOMERES WITH VITAMIN D IN WOMEN -- AND NOW! THIS VITALLY IMPORTANT NEWS ITEM
January 2017 Blog with Durk and Sandy
January 2017 Blog with Durk and Sandy

January 27, 2017

APPETIZERS -- THE SUICIDAL GENERATION -- PSYCHOPATHY: Serotonin and Callous Boys -- THE STUDY THAT DIDN’T BARK -- RESILIENCE: THE KEY TO LIVING LONGER AND PREVENTING SOCIETAL COLLAPSE
December 2016 Blog with Durk and Sandy
December 2016 Blog with Durk and Sandy

December 27, 2016 1 Comment

APPETIZERS -- GREEN TEA PROTECTS KIDNEYS AGAINST AGE-ASSOCIATED DECLINE -- GREEN TEA RE-ESTABLISHES TETRAHYDROBIOPTERIN LEVELS IN HUMAN DIABETICS -- MONETARY INCENTIVE TRIGGERS BIGGER LEARNING RESPONSE WITH GREEN TEA -- EGCG INHIBITS AMYLOID BETA-INDUCED COGNITIVE DYSFUNCTION -- EGCG Suppresses Gluconeogenesis in Liver Cells - THE HYDROGEN THAT (almost) NOBODY KNOWS HYDROGEN AS A SELECTIVE ANTIOXIDANT -- IT’S A NAD+, NAD+, NAD+, NAD+ WORLD -- SELENITE REACTIVATES PTEN -- WHICH ONE SAVES YOU THE MOST?