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 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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LMU 238 - Just One Alcoholic Drink A Day Shown to Shrink Brain Size

Just One Alcoholic Drink A Day Shown to Shrink Brain Size Source: Medscape Publication (April 13, 2022) Lifestyle Medicine Update (April 14, 2022) As reported by Medscape on April 13, 2022, new evidence suggests that even one drink per day of an alcoholic beverage is linked to detectable changes in the...
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LMU 237 - Niacin Administration (vitamin B3) Shows Further Evidence of Blocking Key Steps in Alzheimer’s disease Development

Niacin Administration (vitamin B3) Shows Further Evidence of Blocking Key Steps in Alzheimer’s disease Development Source: J Science Translational Medicine (March 2022) Lifestyle Medicine Update (April 6, 2022) Back in the year 2004, we saw evidence from the RUSH study (Chicago) that a higher intake...
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LMU 236 - The Negative Effect of Leaded Gasoline on the IQ of People Born in 60’s and 70’s and How to Remove Lead from Your Body

The Negative Effect of Leaded Gasoline on the IQ of People Born in 60’s and 70’s and How to Remove Lead from Your Body Source: Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (2022) Lifestyle Medicine Update (March 23, 2022) In 1923, lead was first added to gasoline to reduce engine knock. As the years...
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LMU 235 - Vitamin C Enhances the Lung Protective Effects of Vitamin E in Smokers and Non-Smokers

Vitamin C Enhances the Lung Protective Effects of Vitamin E in Smokers and Non-Smokers Source: Oregon State University Study (2006) Lifestyle Medicine Update (March 16, 2022) In the previous Lifestyle Medicine Update, I reported on a large study showing that women who took a vitamin E supplement each...
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LMU 234 - Vitamin E Supplement Shown to Reduce Chronic Lung Disease in Women, Including Smokers

Vitamin E Supplement Shown to Reduce Chronic Lung Disease in Women, Including Smokers Source: American Thoracic Society (2010) Lifestyle Medicine Update (March 10, 2022) At the 2010 American Thoracic Society Meeting researchers presented the results of a large study showing that vitamin E supplementation...
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LMU 233 - Vitamin D3 is Superior to Vitamin D2 in Supporting Immune System

Vitamin D3 is Superior to Vitamin D2 in Supporting Immune System Source: Frontiers in Immunology (2022) Nutrition / Natural Medicine Update (February , 2016) Many people don’t realize that there are two forms of vitamin D that are available in the marketplace: vitamin D2 and vitamin D3. Studies over...
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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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