by Dr. James Meschino on 15 June 2020 in Weight Loss, Diabetes

I’d like to introduce you to three of the most famous people in the world of Health, Nutrition and Exercise Physiology. In fact, they have authored some of the induystry- standard textbooks on these subjects for medical, exercise physiology and nutrition students. These three individuals are: William McArdle Frank Katch Victor Katch The second book, Waist Circumference – A Key ...

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by Dr. James Meschino on 8 June 2020 in Vitamin, Cancer

I want to bring forward a study today, published by the American Thoracic Society on July 20, 2012. The study showed that smokers who had higher vitamin D blood levels showed better lung function over a 20-year period, compared to smokers who have lower vitamin D blood levels. Here’s how the study was done:Nutrition / Natural Medicine Update (February 6, ...

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by Dr. James Meschino on 1 June 2020 in Vitamin, Asthma

In this edition of the Lifestyle Medicine Update, I want to highlight a September, 2016 review paper that showed the addition of vitamin D supplements to standard asthma medication can lead to fewer severe asthma attacks in patients with mild to moderate asthma.Source: European Respiratory Society International Congress, 2016Nutrition / Natural Medicine Update (January 31, 2017)In this edition of the ...

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by Dr. James Meschino on 25 May 2020 in Diabetes, Cardiovascular disease, Cancer

I want to introduce you to a group of medical doctors for whom I have great respect. They are known as The Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine. The are leading a revolution in medicine—putting a new focus on health and compassion.Source: Website – Physicians’ Committee for Responsible Medicine WebsiteNutrition / Natural Medicine Update (January 24, 2017)I want to introduce you ...

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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.Source: FASEB journal July 2015.Nutrition / Natural Medicine Update (January 16, 2017)Today’s research paper appeared in the journal Federation of American Societies for ...

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by Dr. James Meschino on 11 May 2020 in Mineral

Our research update today involves a published paper in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition that appeared in December of 2016. It is a good reminder of how small changes in nutritional status can have an impact on risk of cancer and the aging process itself.Nutrition / Natural Medicine Update (January 12, 2017)Our research update today involves a published paper ...

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by Dr. James Meschino on 4 May 2020 in Blood Pressure

The research article I’m reviewing today was published in the Journal of the American Heart Association on February 1, 2013. The study reviewed all the available clinical trials that examined the effect of exercise on blood pressure.Source: The Journal of the American Heart Association (2013) and the 68th Annual Conference of the Cardiological Society of India (December 2016)Nutrition / Natural ...

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by Dr. James Meschino on 27 April 2020 in Cardiovascular disease

The research paper I am reviewing today was published on December 5, 2016, in the journal Biomedical Central. The title of the paper was,”Nut Consumption and Risk of Cardiovascular Disease, Total Cancer, All-Cause and Cause-Specific Mortality:Source: Journal: Biomedical Central, December 5, 2016Nutrition / Natural Medicine Update (December 20, 2016)The research paper I am reviewing today was published on December 5, ...

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by Dr. James Meschino on 20 April 2020 in Vitamin

Our research story today cites the October 19, 2016, report in Medscape, which highlights the risk of developing nutrient deficiencies and some serious side effects, as a result of taking drugs used to manage indigestion, heartburn, peptic ulcer, and GERD (Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease).Source: Medscape Article: Micronutrient Deficiency Often Unnoticed in PPI Users (October 19, 2016); Therapeutic Advances in Gastroenterology (2012)Nutrition ...

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by Dr. James Meschino on 13 April 2020 in Fibromyalgia

Our research topic today highlights revised medical recommendations for the common arthritic-like condition known as fibromyalgia. Fibromyalgia is one of the most challenging and frustrating conditions for doctors to treat.Source: Medscape Article: Fibromyalgia: Evidence-based Management (Jonathon Kay, MD)Nutrition / Natural Medicine Update (November 30, 2016)Our research topic today highlights revised medical recommendations for the common arthritic-like condition known as fibromyalgia. ...

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