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 232 - Small Amounts of Alcohol Shown to Increase Major Cardiovascular Events

Small Amounts of Alcohol Shown to Increase Major Cardiovascular Events- Source: Journal Circulation (December 2021) Lifestyle Medicine Update (February 22, 2022) Researchers know that you can learn a great deal about health risks when you study very large groups of people over a long period of time....
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LMU 231 - Vitamin D and Cancer Update

Vitamin D and Cancer Update Source: Medscape Expert Panel Interview (January 10, 2022) Lifestyle Medicine Update (Feb 14, 2022) On January 10, 2022, three vitamin D experts met for a panel discussion to provide an update on vitamin D as it impacts certain aspects of human health. One of the topics they...
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LMU 230 - Saw palmetto in the Prevention and Treatment of Prostate Enlargement

LMU 230 – Saw palmetto in the Prevention and Treatment of Prostate Enlargement Source: Food Science Biotechnology Journal (2019) Lifestyle Medicine Update (February 8, 2022) As reported in the 2019 review article in the journal Food, Science Biotechnology, nearly all men develop signs and symptoms...
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LMU 229 - Vitamin D and COVID-19 Update

LMU 229 – Vitamin D and COVID-19 Update Source: Medscape Expert Panel Interview (January 10, 2022) Lifestyle Medicine Update (February 1, 2022) On January 10, 2022, three vitamin D experts met for a panel discussion to provide an update on vitamin D as it impacts certain aspects of human health....
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LMU 228 - Artichoke Leaf Extract Supplements Increase the Good Cholesterol (HDL)

LMU – 228 Artichoke Leaf Extract Supplements Increase the Good Cholesterol (HDL) Source: International Journal of Food Sciences and Nutrition (2012) Lifestyle Medicine Update (January 26, 2022) In recent Lifestyle Medicine Updates, I have explained the best natural ways to increase the good cholesterol...
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LMU 227 - Raising the Good Cholesterol (HDL) with Gum Guggul

LMU-227 Raising the Good Cholesterol (HDL) with Gum Guggul Source: Cardiovascular Drug Reviews (2007) Lifestyle Medicine Update (January 19, 2022) In a recent Lifestyle Medicine Update, I explained that many people with high LDL-cholesterol (the bad cholesterol) and low HDL-cholesterol (the good cholesterol)...
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LMU 226 - Multivitamin Shown to Slow Brain Aging by 60%

LMU 226 – Multivitamin Shown to Slow Brain Aging by 60% Source: COSMOS-Mind Study (Medscape January 2022) Lifestyle Medicine Update (January 12, 2022) For many years I have watched the media report the findings of studies suggesting that taking vitamin and mineral supplements have no positive effects...
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LMU 225 - How to Raise the Good Cholesterol: HDL

How to Raise the Good Cholesterol: HDL Source: American Journal of Clinical Nutrition (2018) Lifestyle Medicine Update (January 5, 2022) Over the years I have watched many patients and acquaintances make significant dietary and lifestyle changes that have significantly reduced their total cholesterol...
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LMU 224 - Hawthorn in the Adjunctive Management and Prevention of High Blood Pressure, Heart Failure and Arrhythmia: The 2017 Review

Hawthorn in the Adjunctive Management and Prevention of High Blood Pressure, Heart Failure and Arrhythmia: The 2017 Review Source: Journal of Physiology and Pharmacology (2017) Lifestyle Medicine Update (December 22, 2021) I’m a big believer than individuals over the age of 45 would benefit from taking...
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LMU 223 - Multiple Vitamin with Zinc and Extra Vitamin C Improves Immune Function

Multiple Vitamin with Zinc and Extra Vitamin C Improves Immune Function in those over 55 and Reduces Severity and Duration of Common Infections. Source: Journal Nutrients (August 2020) Lifestyle Medicine Update (December 14, 2021) Older adults who took a daily multivitamin and mineral supplement with...
Antioxidant Supplements Can Reverse Male Infertility Problems

LMU 222 - Antioxidant Supplements Can Reverse Male Infertility Problems in Many Cases

Antioxidant Supplements Can Reverse Male Infertility Problems in Many Cases Source: International Journal of Reproductive Biomedicine (2016) Lifestyle Medicine Update (December 8, 2021) Infertility problems caused by defective aspects of sperm account for at least 50% of all infertility cases worldwide...
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LMU 221 - Physical Activity in Later Life Helps Guard Against Degenerative Disease and Promotes Longevity and Healthy Life Expectancy

Physical Activity in Later Life Helps Guard Against Degenerative Disease and Promotes Longevity and Healthy Life Expectancy Source: Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (December 2021) Lifestyle Medicine Update (Dec 1, 2021) In the December 2021 Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences,...
Vitamin B12 in Alzheimer’s Prevention

LMU 220 - Vitamin B12 in Alzheimer’s Prevention

Vitamin B12 in Alzheimer’s Prevention Source: J Cell Reports September 2021 Nutrition / Natural Medicine Update (November 24, 2021) In the words of researchers, who published a ground-breaking study about vitamin B12 and Alzheimer’s disease in the September issue of the journal Cell Reports, “Alzheimer’s...
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LMU 219 - Boswellia – A Natural Anti-inflammatory with Additional Anti-Cancer Properties

Boswellia – A Natural Anti-inflammatory with Additional Anti-Cancer Properties Source: Integrative Cancer Therapy Journal (2017) Lifestyle Medicine Update (November 16, 2021) You may be aware that certain natural agents like curcumin, from the spice turmeric, and white willow extract, are often used...
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LMU 218 - Constituent of Cruciferous Vegetable (Indole-3-Carbinol) Supplementation Shown to Reverse Precancerous Condition of the Cervix (Cervical Dysplasia)

Constituent of Cruciferous Vegetable (Indole-3-Carbinol) Supplementation Shown to Reverse Precancerous Condition of the Cervix (Cervical Dysplasia) Source: Oncology Time (2002) Lifestyle Medicine Update (November 10, 2021) Cancer of the cervix is the fourth most common cancer in women around the world,...
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LMU 217 - Nutritional Factors and Cancer of the Cervix: A Review

Nutritional Factors and Cancer of the Cervix: A Review Source: Osteopathic Family Physician (2012) Lifestyle Medicine Update (November 3, 2021) Cervical cancer is the second most common female tumor encountered worldwide. The good news is that over the past 50 plus years annual rates of cervical cancer...
Diet and Aerobic Exercise Successful Against Resistant High Blood Pressure

LMU 216 -Diet and Aerobic Exercise Successful Against Resistant High Blood Pressure

Diet and Aerobic Exercise Successful Against Resistant High Blood Pressure Source: Journal Circulation (September 2021) Lifestyle Medicine Update (September 29, 2021) A study published in the journal Circulation in September 2021 showed that a healthy eating program, weight loss, and improved aerobic...
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LMU 215 - Creatine Supplementation Enhances Memory Function In Healthy Adults of All Ages

Creatine Supplementation Enhances Memory Function In Healthy Adults of All Ages Source: Exp Gerontology (2018) Lifestyle Medicine Update (September 22, 2021) Many young athletic individuals use creatine supplementation to complement their training, as it has been shown to enhance muscle and lean mass...
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LMU 213 - High-Fat Diets Also Increase Heart Attack and Stroke Risk by Raising TMAO Blood Levels – A new risk factor of importance

High-Fat Diets Also Increase Heart Attack and Stroke Risk by Raising TMAO Blood Levels – A new risk factor of importance Source: journal Science (August 2021) Lifestyle Medicine Update (September 9, 2021) A new risk factor for heart disease and stroke has emerged in recent years, which is known as TMAO...
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LMU 212 - Half-cup of Walnuts Daily Lowers Bad Cholesterol Even in Statin Drug Users

Half-cup of Walnuts Daily Lowers Bad Cholesterol Even in Statin Drug Users Source: American Heart Association Journal – Circulation (August 2021) Lifestyle Medicine Update (September 2, 2021) We know that having a high LDL-cholesterol blood level is a cardinal risk factor for heart attacks and other...
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