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 310 - Ground Flaxseed Shown to Reduce Breast Cancer Risk and Related Biomarkers

Ground Flaxseed Shown to Reduce Breast Cancer Risk and Related BiomarkersSource: Journal Microbiology Spectrum (December 7, 2023)Lifestyle Medicine Update (December 14, 2023)As reviewed in the journal Microbiology Spectrum on December 7, 2023, researchers reminded us of previous studies showing that...
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LMU 309 - Milk Thistle and Pancreatic Cancer Prevention: The evidence thus far

Milk Thistle and Pancreatic Cancer Prevention: The evidence thus far Source: Iran Journal of Basic Med Sci (Oct 2022) Lifestyle Medicine Update (November 12, 2023)Many people are aware that the seeds, leaves and fruits of the Milk thistle plant contain unique constituents that are...
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LMU 308 - Glucosamine Supplementation Safe for Diabetics and Extends Lifespan in Longevity Studies

Glucosamine Supplementation Safe for Diabetics and Extends Lifespan in Longevity Studies Source: J Arch Rheumatology (2016) and J Nature (2014) Lifestyle Medicine Update (November 14, 2023)In recent years some of patients and friends have walked into pharmacies and asked the pharmacist...
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LMU - 307 Portfolio Diet Lowers Risk of Heart Disease and Stroke

Portfolio Diet Lowers Risk of Heart Disease and Stroke Source: Journal Circulation (American Heart Association) October 25, 2023 Lifestyle Medicine Update (November 8, 2023)A large study published in the journal Circulation in October 2023 provided additional compelling evidence that...
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LMU 306 - Forty-five Minutes of Intense Exercise, Three Times per Week Boosts Immune System and Reduces Cancer Risk

Forty-five Minutes of Intense Exercise, Three Times per Week Boosts Immune System and Reduces Cancer RiskSource: Journal Clinical Cancer Research (2023)Lifestyle Medicine Update (October 12, 2023)Research over the years has shown that regular exercise can help to reduce risk of cancer and help prevent...
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LMU 305 - Ginger Supplementation Suppresses Dangerous Inflammation and Blood Clots in Lupus, Related Autoimmune Conditions, and Infections: Animal and Human Evidence

Ginger Supplementation Suppresses Dangerous Inflammation and Blood Clots in Lupus, Related Autoimmune Conditions, and Infections: Animal and Human Evidence Source: JCI Insights (American Society for Clinical Investigation) – September 22, 2023 Lifestyle Medicine Update (September 26,...
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LMU 304 - Snacking on Almonds Reverses Facial Wrinkles and Bad Cholesterol: True Story

Snacking on Almonds Reverses Facial Wrinkles and Bad Cholesterol: True Story Source: Phytother Res J (2019) Lifestyle Medicine Update (September 20, 2023)Studies in recent years, including the one published in the Journal of the American Heart Association, have confirmed that eating...
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LMU 303 - Vitamin D Supplementation Reduces Cancer Relapse and Death in High-Risk Intestinal Tract Cancer Survivors (Colo-Rectal, Stomach, Esophageal, Small Bowel Cancer Survivors)

Vitamin D Supplementation Reduces Cancer Relapse and Death in High-Risk Intestinal Tract Cancer Survivors (Colo-Rectal, Stomach, Esophageal, Small Bowel Cancer Survivors) Source: Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) August 22, 2023 Lifestyle Medicine Update (September...
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LMU 302 - Taking Metformin to Treat COVID-19 Infection Prevents Development of Long COVID Syndrome

Taking Metformin to Treat COVID-19 Infection Prevents Development of Long COVID Syndrome Source: The Lancet (March 2023) Lifestyle Medicine Update (September 06, 2023)A study published in April 2023 in the Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism showed that having higher...
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LMU 301 - Low Vitamin D Blood Levels Shown to Increase Risk of Long COVID Syndrome

Low Vitamin D Blood Levels Shown to Increase Risk of Long COVID Syndrome Source: Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism (April 2023) Lifestyle Medicine Update (August 30, 2023)Long COVID Syndrome affects 50-70% of all COVID-19 survivors, but doctors have been at a loss...