Life Extension rated number one by dietary supplement consumers in four categories in survey

May 17, 2012, 10:08 ET from Life Extension

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y., May 17, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --, a leading provider of consumer information and independent evaluations of products that affect health and nutrition, announced Life Extension has been rated number one in four categories in the 2012 survey of vitamin and supplement users. 


The ratings results from four consumer satisfaction categories include number one rankings for catalog/Internet merchant, CoQ10 products, fish oil products and multivitamins. The 2012 survey is based on responses from 10,260 supplement users. Overall, consumer ratings were given to 1,551 brands and 906 merchants.

Life Extension offers superior-quality dietary supplements to consumers and is a pioneer in funding and reporting the latest anti-aging research and integrative health therapies.

A trailblazer in the $28 billion U.S. dietary supplement industry, Life Extension offers more than 350 supplement products including approved products – Super Ubiquinol with enhanced Mitochondrial Support, Super Omega-3 and Two-Per-Day multivitamins.

For many years, Life Extension has been the leading catalog and online dietary supplement product e-tailer. The survey showed online shopping as the most common way to purchase supplements, with 42.8% of respondents purchasing supplements online within the past year. And 26.4% of respondents shopped by mail order/catalog.

"We're absolutely delighted that consumers rated us number one in those categories," said Paul Gilner, Life Extension chief executive officer. "We endeavor to formulate and produce the finest quality products backed by science and are proud of our online and catalog offerings, and customer service."

Every year, conducts consumer research of thousands of people who use dietary supplements and nutritional products. The annual survey identifies the specific supplements being purchased as well as focusing on perceptions of specific brands and merchants. The survey helps identify products to be tested in its ongoing product reviews. It also provides unparalleled comparative market research, including extensive demographic analyses.

The company is privately held and has no ownership from, or interest in, companies that manufacture, distribute, or sell consumer products. For more survey information visit

The core mission of Life Extension is to extend the healthy human lifespan using an integrative approach and funding cutting edge scientific research. For more information call toll-free at 800.544.4440, or visit,, and

Sheldon Baker, Director of Public Relations
Life Extension
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