by Dr. James Meschino on January 27, 2020  in Diabetes, Cancer

In a recent Lifestyle Medicine Update video, I explained the relationship between caffeine, sleep and performance. Essentially, I reviewed how moderate amounts of caffeine have been shown to sustain alertness and performance in a sleep propensity state (feeling that sleep is required). Nutrition / Natural Medicine Update   In a recent Lifestyle Medicine Update video, I explained the relationship between caffeine, ...

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by Dr. James Meschino on January 20, 2020  in Vitamin, Alzhimers

If you’ve ever suffered from depression or know someone who has, you’ll want to know about a study published in June, 2016, in The American Journal of Psychiatry. In recent years, a number of clinical trials have shown that taking certain supplements in conjunction with antidepressant drugs can actuallySource: The American Journal of Psychiatry (June, 2016)Nutrition / Natural Medicine Update ...

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by Dr. James Meschino on January 13, 2020  in Diabetes, Cardiovascular disease, Blood Pressure

We have all heard that caffeine can cause insomnia, increased alertness, enhance athletic performance, cause jitteriness, etc. But how does it do that and can caffeine really improve alertness and performance in a sleep-deprived state?Source: Journal Nutrition Reviews 2014Nutrition / Natural Medicine Update (August 17, 2016)We have all heard that caffeine can cause insomnia, increased alertness, enhance athletic performance, cause ...

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by Dr. James Meschino on January 6, 2020  in Fibromyalgia, Cardiovascular disease, Blood Pressure

An important review paper on Coenzyme Q10 was published in the Journal, Nurse Prescribing, in 2013. Coenzyme Q10 or CoQ10 as it is also known, is a vitamin-like substance that the body makes. The problem is, by our mid-twenties, our body starts producing less of it. Source: Journal Nurse Prescribing (2013)Nutrition / Natural Medicine Update (August 12, 2016)An important review paper ...

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by Dr. James Meschino on December 30, 2019  in Cancer

A research review paper updating us on the effects of alcohol on cancer was published in the journal “Addiction” in July 2016. The review of all available studies shows clearly that even light to moderate drinking increases the risk of 7 important cancers, which include oropharynx, Nutrition / Natural Medicine Update (August 05, 2016) A research review paper updating us ...

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by Dr. James Meschino on December 23, 2019  in Diet, Cancer, Aging

A really eye-opening article was published in the journal, Lancet, in 2013. It showed that basic lifestyle changes can reverse aging of our cells. By that I mean that lifestyle change can lengthen our telomeres. So what are telomeres?Source: The Lancet, 2013Nutrition / Natural Medicine Update (July 28, 2016)A really eye-opening article was published in the journal, Lancet, in 2013. ...

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