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 19 – Health Benefits of CoQ10 Supplementation

LMU 19 – Health Benefits of CoQ10 Supplementation Source: Journal Nurse Prescribing (2013) Lifestyle Medicine Update August 14, 2016 An important review paper on Coenzyme Q10 was published in the Journal, Nurse Prescribing, in 2013. Coenzyme Q10 or CoQ10 as it is also known, is a vitamin-like substance...
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LMU 18 – No Confusion: Alcohol Causes Seven Cancers

LMU 18 – No Confusion: Alcohol Causes Seven Cancers Source: Journal Addiction, July 21, 2016 Lifestyle Medicine Update (August 7, 2016) A research review paper updating us on the effects of alcohol on cancer was published in the journal “Addiction” in July 2016. The review of all available studies shows...
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LMU 17 – Lifestyle Change Shown to Reverse Aging of our Cells

LMU 17 – Lifestyle Change Shown to Reverse Aging of our Cells Source: The Lancet, 2013 Lifestyle Medicine Update (July 30, 2016) A really eye-opening article was published in the journal, Lancet, in 2013. It showed that basic lifestyle changes can reverse aging of our cells. By that I mean that lifestyle...
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LMU 16 – Lipids Management, European Style: EAS (European Atherosclerosis Study) President Interviewed

LMU 16 – Lipids Management, European Style: EAS (European Atherosclerosis Study) President Interviewed Source: Medscape Article: July 14, 2016 Lifestyle Medicine Update (July 21, 2016) Our research article today features an interview with the President of the European Atherosclerosis Study, Dr. Catapano....
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LMU 15 – Green Tea Extract Reverses Precancerous Prostate Lesions and Improves Biomarkers in Prostate Cancer Patients

LMU 15 – Green Tea Extract Reverses Precancerous Prostate Lesions and Improves Biomarkers in Prostate Cancer Patients Source: Journal Cancer Research, 2006, and Journal Cancer Prevention and Research, 2009 Lifestyle Medicine Update (July 16, 2016) A 2006 study (J Cancer Research) was the first human...
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LMU 14 – The skinny on green tea: Good for Weight Loss, Blood Pressure, Blood Sugar, Cholesterol, Inflammation and more…

LMU 14 – The skinny on green tea: Good for Weight Loss, Blood Pressure, Blood Sugar, Cholesterol, Inflammation and more… Source: Lifestyle Medicine Update (July 9, 2016) Most people have heard that green tea is good for you. More good news about green tea catechins was published in June 2012 in Journal...
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LMU 13 – Health Benefits of Ground Flaxseeds

LMU 13 – Health Benefits of Ground Flaxseeds Source: Comprehensive Reviews in Food Science and Food Safety, 2010 Lifestyle Medicine Update (June 29, 2016) Ground flaxseed is unique in various ways: it contains an omega-3 fat known as alpha-linolenic acid, notwithstanding the fact that consuming flaxseed...
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LMU 12 – Non-Celiac Gluten Sensitivity

LMU 12 – Non-Celiac Gluten Sensitivity Source: Journal of Clinical Nutrition, April, 2015 (Vol. 34, Issue 2, pages: 189-194) Lifestyle Medicine Update (June, 16, 2016) Let’s talk about the Gluten-Free Movement that’s so popular. Gluten is a combination of two proteins found in wheat and some other grains...
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LMU 11 – Vitamin B12 May Slow Brain Aging/Dementia

LMU 11 – Vitamin B12 May Slow Brain Aging/Dementia Source: Journal of the American Medical Association (June, 2016) Lifestyle Medicine Update (June 4, 2016) No one wants their brain to shrink as they get older, but this is exactly what happens in the aging process – and the faster it shrinks, the greater...
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LMU 10 – Lifestyle Changes Can Dramatically Cut Cancer Incidence

LMU 10 – Lifestyle Changes Can Dramatically Cut Cancer Incidence Source: Journal Source JAMA, May 19, 2016 Lifestyle Medicine Update (June 1, 2016) This study was published online in the Journal of the American Medical Association on May 19, 2016, and it showed once again that modest lifestyle changes...
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LMU 09 – Dr. Dean Ornish’s Update on Heart Disease

LMU 09 – Dr. Dean Ornish’s Update on Heart Disease Source: Medscape, May 12, 2016 Lifestyle Medicine Update (May 23, 2016) Dr. Ornish is the author of several books, including the Dr. Dean Ornish Program for Reversing Heart Disease. Dr. Ornish is a personal hero of mine, as his diet and lifestyle program...
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LMU - 08 Vitamin C Supplementation (1,000 mg per day) Reduces Blood Lead Levels in Adult Male Smokers

LMU 08 – Vitamin C Supplementation (1,000 mg per day) Reduces Blood Lead Levels in Adult Male Smokers Source: Journal of the American College of Nutrition (2013) Lifestyle Medicine Update (May 3, 2016) This study showed that taking 1,000 mg per day of vitamin C reduced blood lead levels by 81%. The...
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LMU - 07 Total Fat and Saturated Fat Increase Breast Cancer Risk: EPIC Study

LMU 07 – Total Fat and Saturated Fat Increase Breast Cancer Risk: EPIC Study Source: Journal of the National Cancer Institute, April, 2014. Vol. 106, No.5 Lifestyle Medicine Update (April 22, 2016) Results from the EPIC Study showed that women who consume the highest amount of total fat, and particularly...
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LMU - 06 Whey Protein Breakfast Gives Best Results for Type 2 Diabetes and Weight Loss

LMU 06 – Whey Protein Breakfast Gives Best Results for Type 2 Diabetes and Weight Loss Source: Endocrine Society Conference, April 1, 2016 Lifestyle Medicine Update (April 14, 2016) A ground-breaking study was presented showing how and why using a whey protein shake for breakfast significantly...
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LMU - 05 High-Dose Vitamin D Improves Indicators and Outcomes for Multiple Sclerosis Patients

LMU 05 – High-Dose Vitamin D Improves Indicators and Outcomes for Multiple Sclerosis Patients Source: Journal – Neurology, December, 2015 Lifestyle Medicine Update (April 11, 2016) Evidence over the years has shown that people with higher blood levels of vitamin D show a reduced risk for Multiple...
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LMU - 04 Diet, Lifestyle and Supplements Shown to Improve Survival in Breast Cancer Patients

LMU 04 – Diet, Lifestyle and Supplements Shown to Improve Survival in Breast Cancer Patients Source: Journal of Breast Cancer Research and Treatment Nov., 2011 Lifestyle Medicine Update (April 6, 2016) The LACE study showed that breast cancer survivors who were in the top 25% of following a healthy...
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LMU - 03 Diet and Colon Cancer Risk

LMU 03 – Diet and Colon Cancer Risk Source: Journal – Clinics in Colon and Rectal Surgery, Nov., 2009 Lifestyle Medicine Update (March 16, 2016) 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...
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LMU - 02 How Artichoke Lowers Cholesterol, Triglycerides, and Blood Sugar

LMU 02 – How Artichoke Lowers Cholesterol, Triglycerides, and Blood Sugar Source: Journal of Food and Nutrition Research, Vol. 4, No.1, 2016. p.60-68 Lifestyle Medicine Update (March 2016) This study showed that artichoke heads and leaves administered to diabetic rats lowered blood cholesterol,...
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LMU - 01 Vegetarians protected against prostate cancer?

LMU 01 – Vegetarians protected against prostate cancer? Source: American Journal of Clinical Nutrition (January, 2016) Nutrition / Natural Medicine Update (February , 2016) A large study published in January 2016 issue of the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition showed that men who are vegans...
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