by Dr. James Meschino on 12 October 2020 in Supplements, Alzhimers

The breaking news I am citing today comes from the 2017 American Medical Association Annual Meeting in Chicago, whereby the AMA announced that it now supports an increase in the nutrient known as “choline” in all prenatal vitamins to 450 mg per day. Choline is under appreciated, and not widely discussed nutrient that, like folic acid, is proven to help ...

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by Dr. James Meschino on 21 September 2020 in Blood Pressure, Arthritis, Alzhimers

It may be hard to believe, but after age 40 our bodies are actually designed to undergo decline, decay and degeneration setting us up for crippling degenerative arthritis, osteoporotic fractures, angina, heart disease, congestive heart failure, powerful infections, dementia and Alzheimer’s disease, macular degeneration, cataracts, and cancer. Although a healthy diet and exercise program play an important role in disease ...

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by Dr. James Meschino on 18 September 2020 in Supplements, Alzhimers

Higher Omega-3 Fat Status Linked To Better Brain Blood Flow, Improved Mental Performance and Reduced Markers for Future-onset Alzheimer’s Disease. The research I am citing today was published in the Journal of Alzheimer’s disease on May 19, 2017.  The study lends further support to the mounting evidence showing that omega-3 fats help to reduce the risk of Alzheimer’s disease.(Higher Omega-3 ...

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by Dr. James Meschino on 6 July 2020 in Cardiovascular disease, Cancer, Alzhimers

At the April 2017 meeting of the American Academy of Neurology, a research paper was presented that suggests a link between the intake of certain types of fish, their mercury content, and the increased risk for Lou Gehrig’s disease (ALS). The study included 294 individuals with ALS and 224 individuals without ALS.(Study on fish intake and its link to increased ...

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by Dr. James Meschino on 18 May 2020 in Alzhimers

Today’s research paper appeared in the journal Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology in July of 2015. It was a groundbreaking human study showing the effects of certain supplements on preventing key aspects in Alzheimer’s disease development. Because there is at present no known cure for Alzheimer’s Disease, prevention is considered a first-line defense against this mind-robbing disorder. One ...

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by Dr. James Meschino on 20 January 2020 in Vitamin, Alzhimers

If you’ve ever suffered from depression or know someone who has, you’ll want to know about a study published in June, 2016, in The American Journal of Psychiatry. In recent years, a number of clinical trials have shown that taking certain supplements in conjunction with antidepressant drugs can actuallySource: The American Journal of Psychiatry (June, 2016)Nutrition / Natural Medicine Update ...

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by Dr. James Meschino on 11 November 2019 in Vitamin, Alzhimers

No one wants their brain to shrink as they get older, but this is exactly what happens in the aging process – and the faster it shrinks, the greater the risk of Alzheimer’s disease and cognitive impairment. As such, I think you’ll find this Lifestyle Medicine Update really fascinating.Source: Journal of the American Medical Association (June, 2016)Nutrition / Natural Medicine ...

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