by Dr. James Meschino on 16 March 2020 in Vitamin, Supplements, Depression

A number of studies have shown that low vitamin D blood levels are associated with an increased risk of depression. As well, other preliminary studies have shown that omega-3 supplementation from fish oil has improved the management of depression when used in conjunction with antidepressant medications, or in some cases, such as postpartum depression, when used as a singular therapy. A ...

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by Dr. James Meschino on 20 January 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 23 September 2019 in Cancer

The LACE study showed that breast cancer survivors who were in the top 25% of following a healthy lifestyle and who regularly took a multiple vitamin supplement, had a 60-70% reduction in risk of dying from any cause during the study. A healthy lifestyle was defined as a healthy diet Source: Journal of Breast Cancer Research and Treatment Nov., 2011 ...

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by Dr. James Meschino on 16 September 2019 in Cancer

Over many years, studies have shown that only 5-10% of colo-rectal cancer cases result from inherited, genetic mutations. Up to 70% of colo-rectal cancer appears to be preventable via improved dietary practices alone. The key dietary strategies linked to increased risk of colo-rectal cancer include: Source: Journal – Clinics in Colon and Rectal Surgery, Nov., 2009 Nutrition / Natural Medicine ...

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by Dr. James Meschino on 9 September 2019 in Cholesterol

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, Vol. 4, No.1, 2016. p.60-68Nutrition / Natural Medicine Update (February , 2016)Abstract Artichoke (Cynara scolymus L., ...

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by Dr. James Meschino on 2 September 2019 in Cancer

A large study published in January 2016 issue of the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition showed that men who are vegans had a 35% lower risk of developing prostate cancer. The study followed over 26,000 men, who are part of the Adventists Health Study-2. During the study, 1079 men developed prostate cancer. Researchers showed that vegan men had a 35% ...

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