Lifestyle Medicine Update

Lifestyle Medicine Update

The weekly Lifestyle Medicine Update video provides you with a quick review of a recently published study from the fields of lifestyle medicine, anti-aging, disease management and prevention, with special emphasis on breakthrough nutrition and lifestyle research that can help keep you and your family healthy and functional for as long as possible.

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LMU 266 - Regulating Your Body’s mTOR Signaling Pathway in Cancer Prevention

Regulating Your Body’s mTOR Signaling Pathway in Cancer Prevention Source: J Anti-Cancer Agents Med Chem (2013) and Int J Mol Sci (2019) Lifestyle Medicine Update (November 22, 2022) You probably have never heard of the mTOR signaling pathway, but in many types of cancer, this signaling pathway is shown...
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LMU 265 - Green Tea, Resveratrol, Curcumin and CDP-Choline Reduce Amyloid Plaque in Alzheimer’s disease Prevention Model

Green Tea, Resveratrol, Curcumin and CDP-Choline Reduce Amyloid Plaque in Alzheimer’s disease Prevention Model Source: Tufts University Research, June 2022 (Free Radical Biology and Medicine Journal) Lifestyle Medicine Update (November 15, 2022) A 2022 report from Tufts University provided more encouraging...
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LMU 264 - Supplements Reducing Lou Gehrig’s disease Risk: Promising evidence from neurology research

Supplements Reducing Lou Gehrig’s disease Risk: Promising evidence from neurology research Source: J Biomedicines (2021) Lifestyle Medicine Update (November 8, 2022) Lou Gehrig’s disease, also known as ALS (amyotrophic lateral sclerosis) is a progressive and devastating neurodegenerative disease that...
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LMU 263 - Nutrition and Lifestyle Counseling Reverses Pre-Diabetes and Prevents Type 2 Diabetes Development

Nutrition and Lifestyle Counseling Reverses Pre-Diabetes and Prevents Type 2 Diabetes Development Source: The Lancet Regional Health (Europe 2022) Lifestyle Medicine Update (November 2, 2022) Let’s talk about type 2 diabetes for a moment and the importance of nutrition and lifestyle counseling. Globally,...
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LMU 262 - Reducing High Blood Pressure Lowers Alzheimer’s disease Risk

Reducing High Blood Pressure Lowers Alzheimer’s disease Risk Source: Neuroscience News (October 2022) Lifestyle Medicine Update (October 26, 2022) We all know that lowering high blood pressure is an important way to reduce the risk of heart attack and stroke, but a large study completed in 2022 has shown...
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LMU 261 - Soy Isoflavones Linked to Reduced Risk of Cancer Incidence by 10%

Soy Isoflavones Linked to Reduced Risk of Cancer Incidence by 10% Source: Frontiers of Nutrition Journal (2022) Lifestyle Medicine Update (October 19, 2022) An important paper was published in the journal, Frontiers of Nutrition in March 2022, which compiled the data from eighty-one prospective studies...
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LMU 260 - Two Studies Show That Green Tea Extract Lowers Bad Cholesterol and Improves Other Cardiovascular and Diabetic Risk Factors

Two Studies Show That Green Tea Extract Lowers Bad Cholesterol and Improves Other Cardiovascular and Diabetic Risk Factors Source: Arq Bras Cardio (2009); Nutr Res (2012) Lifestyle Medicine Update (October 3, 2022) You’ve probably heard that green tea is good for you. This is because it contains unique...
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LMU 259 - Higher Blood Selenium Strongly Linked to Reduction in Melanoma Recurrence and Improved Survival Outcomes

Higher Blood Selenium Strongly Linked to Reduction in Melanoma Recurrence and Improved Survival Outcomes Source: J Biomedicines 2021 Lifestyle Medicine Update (September 26, 2022) An important study published in 2021 in the journal Biomedicines has shown that individuals with higher selenium blood levels,...
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LMU 258 - Endurance Exercise May Reduce Risk of Parkinson’s disease via Irisin Release from Muscles

Endurance Exercise May Reduce Risk of Parkinson’s disease via Irisin Release from Muscles Source: Neuroscience News (September 12, 2022) Lifestyle Medicine Update (September 15, 2022) Parkinson’s disease (PD) is the second most common neurodegenerative disorder and has an annual incidence rate of approximately...
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LMU 257 - Diabetic Drug Metformin Shows Evidence of Cancer Prevention, Therapy, and Anti-Aging

Diabetic Drug Metformin Shows Evidence of Cancer Prevention, Therapy, and Anti-Aging Source: J Cancer Management Research (2019) Lifestyle Medicine Update (September 7, 2022) It may interest you to know that natural products, such as plants and herbs, and their derivatives are the source of about 50%...
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LMU 256 - 2021 Review Shows that Black Cohosh is Effective for Menopausal Symptoms

2021 Review Shows that Black Cohosh is Effective for Menopausal Symptoms Source: Climacteric J (2021) Lifestyle Medicine Update (August 31, 2023) Surprisingly, up to 80% of women who experience menopausal symptoms during the early menopausal years, including hot flushes, use natural supplements to help...
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LMU 255 - Diet to Prevent Kidney Stones and Their Recurrence

Diet to Prevent Kidney Stones and Their Recurrence Source: Mayo Clinic Proceedings (August 1, 2022) Lifestyle Medicine Update (August 24, 2022) What is the right diet to prevent kidney stones and to prevent the recurrence of kidney stones? These are important questions because in 30% of cases people...
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LMU 254 - Added Dietary Fiber Improves Gut Microbiome and Health Status in Just One Week

Added Dietary Fiber Improves Gut Microbiome and Health Status in Just One Week Source: Journal Microbiome (2022) Lifestyle Medicine Update (August 17, 2022) We’ve all heard that dietary fiber is good for us, but two studies in 2022 have highlighted the importance of consistently getting a desirable amount...
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LMU 253 - Vitamin B12 and Folic Acid Supplements Shown to Reverse Fatty Liver Problems (NASH)

Vitamin B12 and Folic Acid Supplements Shown to Reverse Fatty Liver Problems (NASH) Source: Journal of Hepatology (July 2022) Lifestyle Medicine Update (August 11, 2022) Twenty-five percent of the world’s population is currently afflicted with fatty liver disease that is not caused by alcohol consumption....
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LMU 252 - High LDL-Cholesterol Shown to be an Independent Risk Factor for Alzheimer’s Disease: Large Meta-analysis Study

High LDL-Cholesterol Shown to be an Independent Risk Factor for Alzheimer’s Disease: Large Meta-analysis Study Source: Brain Science Journal (June 2020) Lifestyle Medicine Update (August 3, 2022) As reported in Science on July 21, 2022, drugs created thus far to block the formation of beta-amyloid plaque...
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LMU 251 - Higher Potassium Intake Lower High Blood Pressure and Reduces Cardiovascular Deaths, Especially in Women

Higher Potassium Intake Lower High Blood Pressure and Reduces Cardiovascular Deaths, Especially in Women Source: European Heart Journal (July 2022) Lifestyle Medicine Update (July 27, 2022) A truly groundbreaking study was published on July 21, 2022, in the European Heart Journal. The study showed that...
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LMU 250 - Vitamin B6 Supplementation Shown to Help Treat Anxiety Disorders: Large Clinical Trial

Vitamin B6 Supplementation Shown to Help Treat Anxiety Disorders: Large Clinical Trial Source: Journal of Human Psychopharmacology: Clinical and Experimental (July 19, 2022) Lifestyle Medicine Update (July 20, 2022) A research study published in the journal of Human Psychopharmacology in July 2022 has...
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LMU 249 - Daily Glucosamine Supplement Shown to Reduce Mortality from Many Causes, even in Smokers

Daily Glucosamine Supplement Shown to Reduce Mortality from Many Causes, even in Smokers Source: Annals of Rheumatic Disease (June 2020) Lifestyle Medicine Update (July 12, 2022) Many people take glucosamine supplements to help prevent or treat arthritis problems and several clinical studies have shown...
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LMU 248 - Boswellia Supplement Shown to Improve Knee Arthritis

Boswellia Supplement Shown to Improve Knee Arthritis Source: Phytotherapy Research (March 2019) Lifestyle Medicine Update (June 29, 2022) I don’t have to tell you that osteoarthritis (OA) is a disabling degenerative joint disorder that involves chronic inflammation, joint pain, and decreased mobility,...
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LMU 247 Stress Ages the Immune System, but Supplements and Lifestyle Factors Can Preserve Immune Function Under Stressful Conditions

Stress Ages the Immune System, but Supplements and Lifestyle Factors Can Preserve Immune Function Under Stressful Conditions Source: Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (June 2022) Lifestyle Medicine Update (June 21, 2022) In the journal, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, published...
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