by Dr. James Meschino on December 16, 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 December 9, 2019  in Cancer

A 2006 study (J Cancer Research) was the first human study to show that green tea catechins (GTCs) were highly effective in stabilizing and reversing precancerous prostate lesions (high grade prostate intra-epithelial neoplasia), an established precursor to prostate cancer. Source: Journal Cancer Research, 2006, and Journal Cancer Prevention and Research, 2009Nutrition / Natural Medicine Update (July 14, 2016)A 2006 study (J ...

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by Dr. James Meschino on December 2, 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 November 25, 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 November 18, 2019  in Celiac Disease

Let’s talk about the Gluten-Free Movement that’s so popular. Gluten is a combination of two proteins found in wheat and some other grains called: Gliadin Glutenin It’s the Gliadin protein that causes the problem in Celiac Disease. Celiac Disease is an autoimmune disorder, whereby the gliadin fraction of gluten causes an abnormal immune responseSource: Journal of Clinical Nutrition, April, 2015 ...

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by Dr. James Meschino on November 11, 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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