by Dr. James Meschino on July 6, 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 June 29, 2020  in Cancer

The research I am citing today was published in the Canadian Medical Association Journal on February 21, 2017. The review paper examined whether or not lifestyle modification has an impact on the recurrence of breast cancer and overall survival rates of women who have been treated for breast cancer. The results are quite encouraging and empowering, and very much reinforce ...

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by Dr. James Meschino on June 22, 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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by Dr. James Meschino on June 15, 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 June 8, 2020  in Vitamin, Cancer

I want to bring forward a study today, published by the American Thoracic Society. 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.(Review on various studies supporting vitamin D for protecting lung function in smokers)I want to bring forward ...

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by Dr. James Meschino on June 1, 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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