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 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 10 July 2020 in Vitamin, Cholesterol, Aging

This course reviews the key blood and urine tests required to make an accurate assessment of objective health parameters of importance in the day-to-day nutrition and natural medicine management of a person’s health. The course explains the meaning of each lab test, how the body generates these molecules, and the various genetic and environmental factors (including nutrition and drugs) that ...

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by Dr. James Meschino on 2 March 2020 in Diet, Cholesterol, Cardiovascular disease

On October 5, 2016, Medscape published an interview with a leading Cardiologist from the UK, named Dr. Aseem Malhotra. The topic was how best to prevent heart attacks, stroke and vascular disease, leading causes of death and the compromised quality of life we face in modern society.Source: Medscape, Oct. 5, 2016 (Big Fat Fix Challenges Mediterranean Diet)Nutrition / Natural Medicine ...

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by Dr. James Meschino on 17 February 2020 in Cholesterol, Cancer

I want to bring your attention to an important group of food-based nutrients that demonstrate important anti-cancer properties.These nutrients are known as Protease Inhibitors. There is a very powerful and well researched protease inhibitor found in soy beans and soy productsSource: Journal Nutrition and Cancer 2012Nutrition / Natural Medicine Update (September 27, 2016)I want to bring your attention to an ...

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by Dr. James Meschino on 16 December 2019 in Diabetes, Cholesterol, Cardiovascular disease

Our research article today features an interview with the President of the European Atherosclerosis Study, Dr. Catapano. A key point in the interview dealt with the subject of bad cholesterol (LDL-cholesterol). We’ve known for a long time that higher blood levels of LDL-cholesterolSource: Medscape Article: July 14, 2016Nutrition / Natural Medicine Update (July 19, 2016)Our research article today features an ...

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by Dr. James Meschino on 2 December 2019 in Weight Loss, Cholesterol, Blood Pressure

Most people have heard that green tea is good for you. More good news about green tea catechins was published in June 2012 in Journal – Nutrition Research. Green tea contains high amounts of a medicinal ingredient called catechins; much more even than black tea.Nutrition / Natural Medicine Update (July 07, 2016)Most people have heard that green tea is good ...

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by Dr. James Meschino on 25 November 2019 in Diabetes, Cholesterol, Cancer

Ground flaxseed is unique in various ways: it contains an omega-3 fat known as alpha-linolenic acid, notwithstanding the fact that consuming flaxseed oil provides a much higher content of this important omega-3 fat. However, flaxseed also contains a unique lignan known as SLDSource: Journal – Comprehensive Reviews in Food Science and Food Safety, 2010Nutrition / Natural Medicine Update (June 27, ...

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by Dr. James Meschino on 9 September 2019 in Cholesterol

this study showed that artichoke heads and leaves administered to diabetic rats lowered blood cholesterol, triglycerides and blood sugar. artichoke also protected liver cells against damaging agents and decreased oxidation (free radical damage) to ldl-cholesterol (the bad cholesterol) Source: Journal of Food and Nutrition Research, Vol. 4, No.1, 2016. p.60-68 Nutrition / Natural Medicine Update (February , 2016) This study ...

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