by Dr. James Meschino on 8 February 2021 in Diabetes, Cardiovascular disease

(A study on how intake of recommended dosage of cinnamon Supplements can improve Pre-Diabetic State and other metabolic syndrome in High-Risk Individuals)Source: Journal – Lipids in Health and Disease (June 12, 2017)Nutrition / Natural Medicine Update (August 31, 2017)The research I’m citing today comes from the journal Lipids in Health and Disease (BioMedical Central), published on June 12, 2017. The ...

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by Dr. James Meschino on 11 January 2021 in Diet, Cholesterol, Cardiovascular disease

Tags:  Stroke, exercise

The research I am citing today was published in the Journal of Nutrition on August 1st, 2017. The study included 48 men and women with elevated LDL-cholesterol (the bad cholesterol that narrows arteries leading to heart attack and stroke). The intention was to compare the impact on LDL-cholesterol and HDL(the good cholesterol) of consuming either a handful of almonds per ...

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by Dr. James Meschino on 30 November 2020 in Cardiovascular disease, Cancer

World-wide statistics indicate that Japan enjoys a 75% decreased incidence of breast cancer and an 80% decreased incidence of prostate cancer compared to the United States, Canada and many other developed countries. Many epidemiological studies suggest that much of the variation in breast and prostate cancer incidence between Asian countries and modern Western countries may be explained by the higher ...

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by Dr. James Meschino on 19 October 2020 in Cardiovascular disease, Cancer

IntroductionSelenium is an essential nutrient for humans; it fulfills the physiological requirements for more than 13 human enzymes and proteins. (1) Its most well known function relates to the activation of the enzyme, glutathione peroxidase, which accounts for selenium’s antioxidant role in the reduction of hydrogen peroxide to water and organic hydroxyperoxides to alcohol.The form of selenium in all selenoproteins ...

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by Dr. James Meschino on 24 August 2020 in Diabetes, Cholesterol, Cardiovascular disease

The research I’m citing today was published in a major Cardiology journal of Spain. It presents an excellent summary of how best to prevent heart attack, stroke, heart failure, and other cardiovascular problems, which are leading killers in our society today. The first thing to point out is that 75% of the incidence of Cardiovascular Disease (CVD) (heart attack, stroke, etc.) ...

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by Dr. James Meschino on 17 August 2020 in Heatlh assesment, Cardiovascular disease, Blood Pressure

The study I am citing today was published in the journal, Canadian Family Physician on March 1, 2017. and deals with the diagnosis of high blood pressure in Canada. The researchers of the study concluded that 20% of people receiving treatment for high blood pressureSource: Journal - Canadian Family Physician (March 2017)Nutrition / Natural Medicine Update (April 7, 2017)The study ...

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by Dr. James Meschino on 27 July 2020 in Cholesterol, Cardiovascular disease

A study published in the November 2016 issue of the British Medical Journal (BMJ) confirmed what many previous studies have shown over the years. Saturated fat in the diet is associated with an increased risk of heart disease. This message has been lost in recent years as news reports focus their attention on sugar and trans fats. There’s no question ...

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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 6 July 2020 in Supplements, Depression, Cardiovascular disease

Essentials of Pharmacology is a must for health professionals who are serious about nutrition. Many of your patients will be taking medications, and the impact of diet and supplementation is not only significant; it can be critical to outcomes. Please take the time to watch this brief video for an introduction to this important topic. Many practitioners are aware that ...

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by Dr. James Meschino on 22 June 2020 in Weight Loss, Cardiovascular disease, Cancer

The National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS) periodically publishes data briefs, which provide statistics on current public health topics. One such brief includes mortality data in the United States for the year 2015. A total of 2,712,630 deaths were registered in the United States in 2015. The 10 leading causes of death (heart disease, cancer, chronic lower respiratory diseases, unintended ...

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