by Dr. James Meschino on January 18, 2021  in Supplements

IntroductionHealth practitioners are frequently questioned by their athletic patients about the effectiveness and safety of various dietary supplements promoted as performance-enhancing ergogenic aids.  Creatine monohydrate is one of the sports supplements that has received much attention in this regard and has been shown to enjoy widespread use across the North American athletic population, with U.S. retail sales of the product

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

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 January 4, 2021  in Heart Disease

Nutrition / Natural Medicine Update (August 10, 2017) A looming question for many years has been, why do saturated fats and transfats raise bad cholesterol levels and polyunsaturated fats lower blood levels of the bad cholesterol? Well in a brilliant review of the research, published in The Journal of Nutrition in 2005, two researchers reviewed the data on this subject

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by Dr. James Meschino on December 28, 2020  in Supplements, Aging

Source: PLOS One Open Access Journal (July 18, 2017) Nutrition / Natural Medicine Update (August 3, 2017) The study I am citing today hails from the McMaster Institute for Research on Aging, at McMaster University in Hamilton Ontario. It was published on July 18, 2017, in The Public Library of Science One Open Access Journal. This human study of men

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by Dr. James Meschino on December 21, 2020  in Supplements, Arthritis

(An insight on Research Status And Clinical Application)In recent years scientific studies have demonstrated that many forms of arthritis and joint inflammatory conditions can be managed effectively through specific anti inflammatory foods and supplementation practices, in addition to other natural treatments such as joint mobilization, manipulation, muscle therapy, acupuncture and exercise. IntroductionIn recent years scientific studies have demonstrated that many forms

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by Dr. James Meschino on December 14, 2020  in Supplements, Diet

Tags: CoQ10, vitamin

An important study published in the Archives of Neurology in October of 2002 prompted me to review in detail the clinical and scientific studies that address the dietary and supplementation modifications that should comprise the complementary management of Parkinson’s disease. Although many studies indicate that supplementation can be highly useful in the early stages of this condition, most Parkinson’s disease

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