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 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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LMU 246 - High Cholesterol Diet Increases Lung Inflammation, Making Influenza and Other Infections More Severe and Dangerous

High Cholesterol Diet Increases Lung Inflammation, Making Influenza and Other Infections More Severe and Dangerous Source: Journal of Immunology (May 2022) Lifestyle Medicine Update (June 15, 2022) Have you ever wondered why some people who get infected with the influenza virus develop life-threatening...
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LMU 245 - Dosage of Omega-3 Fats Required to Reduce High Blood Pressure Identified in JAMA Review

Dosage of Omega-3 Fats Required to Reduce High Blood Pressure Identified in JAMA Review Source: Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA June 2022) Lifestyle Medicine Update (June 7, 2022) Over the years we have heard that omega-3 fats are good for the heart and cardiovascular system. Omega-3...
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LMU 244 - Dietary Modification Shown to Improve Depression in Young Men

Dietary Modification Shown to Improve Depression in Young Men Source: American Journal of Clinical Nutrition (April 2022) Lifestyle Medicine Update (May 31, 2022) I’ve been asked many times over years to provide a presentation to various companies and organizations on the ability of dietary modifications...
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LMU 243 - Early Adult and Mid-Life Cholesterol and Glucose Levels Predict Alzheimer’s disease Later in Life (Framingham study 2022)

Early Adult and Mid-Life Cholesterol and Glucose Levels Predict Alzheimer’s disease Later in Life (Framingham study 2022) Source: Alzheimer’s & Dementia Journal (March 2022) Lifestyle Medicine Update (May 24, 2022) A study published in the journal Alzheimer’s & Dementia, in March of 2022, has...
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LMU 242 - Turkey Tail Mushroom Enhances Immune Function in Breast Cancer Patients After Radiation Treatment

Turkey Tail Mushroom Enhances Immune Function in Breast Cancer Patients After Radiation Treatment Source: Journal Oncology (2012) Lifestyle Medicine Update (May 11, 2022) There has been some fascinating research published over the years showing the ability of certain medicinal mushrooms to support the...
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LMU 241 - The Longevity Diet

The Longevity Diet Source: Journal Cell (April 2022) Lifestyle Medicine Update (May 4, 2022) An article published April 2022, in the journal Cell, reviewed all the available research on diet and longevity from studies examining the link between nutrients, fasting, genes, longevity in short-lived species,...
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LMU 240 - CDP-choline Supplementation Improves Memory in 50–85-year-old Subjects

CDP-choline Supplementation Improves Memory in 50–85-year-old Subjects Source: J Nutrition (2021) Lifestyle Medicine Update (April 27, 2022) I’m a big fan of the nutritional supplement known as CDP-choline (Citicoline), as studies have shown that it can help reverse early-stage memory loss, improve concussion...
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LMU 239 - Vitamin E Supplementation Enhances Cancer Immunotherapy Treatment Leading to Improved Survival in Cancer Patients

Vitamin E Supplementation Enhances Cancer Immunotherapy Treatment Leading to Improved Survival in Cancer Patients Source: MD Anderson Cancer Center (2022) Lifestyle Medicine Update (April 20, 2022) A 2022 study from MD Anderson Cancer Center showed that Vitamin E supplementation can improve the therapeutic...
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