by Dr. James Meschino on 10 February 2020 in Diabetes, Cardiovascular disease, Cancer

By now, we have all heard that extra virgin olive oil is the vegetable oil of choice when it comes to health promotion. Extra virgin olive oil contains the monounsaturated fat known as oleic acid, along with a number of phenolic compounds, which have antioxidant and anticancer properties. Source: Journal Nutrition & Diabetes 2015: Journal of the American Medical Association, ...

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by Dr. James Meschino on 9 September 2019 in Cholesterol, Blood Pressure

(A study on Artichoke (Cynara scolymus L.) Leaves and Heads Extracts as Hypoglycemic and Hypocholesterolemic in Rats)this study showed that artichoke heads and leaves administered to diabetic rats lowered blood cholesterol, triglycerides and blood sugar. artichoke also protected liver cells against damaging agents and decreased oxidation (free radical damage) to ldl-cholesterol (the bad cholesterol)Source: Journal of Food and Nutrition Research, ...

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