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 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 214 - More Plant-Based Diet Linked to Lower Risk of Covid-19 and its Complications

More Plant-Based Diet Linked to Lower Risk of Covid-19 and its Complications Source: Journal, Gut (September 2021) Lifestyle Medicine Update A large study published in the journal, Gut, in September 2021, showed that individuals who routinely consume a more plant-based diet are less prone to contract...
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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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LMU 211 - Omega-3 Fats Increase Longevity in Humans

Omega-3 Fats Increase Longevity in Humans Source: The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition (2021) Lifestyle Medicine Update (August 19, 2021) We’ve all heard that omega-3 fats are good for us, but the large Framingham Offspring Study group has taken this message to the next level regarding longevity...
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LMU 210 - Protein for Breakfast is Key Strategy for Muscle Strength-Mass, and Anti-Aging

Protein for Breakfast is Key Strategy for Muscle Strength-Mass, and Anti-Aging Source: Journal Cell Reports (July 2021) Lifestyle Medicine Update (August 11, 2021) In the typical European and North American diet, most people consume more protein at dinner or lunchtime than they do at breakfast. However,...
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LMU 209 - Melatonin Recommended as First Choice Sleep Aid for Individuals Over 55 yr.

Melatonin Recommended as First Choice Sleep Aid for Individuals Over 55 yr. Source: Frontiers of Endocrinology Journal (2019) Lifestyle Medicine Update (August 4, 2021) If you suffer from insomnia or interrupted sleep problems, you may be interested in the research published in the journal, Frontiers...
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LMU 208 - Fermented Foods Increase Friendly Gut Bacteria, Reduce Inflammation and Help Regulate Immune Function

Fermented Foods Increase Friendly Gut Bacteria, Reduce Inflammation and Help Regulate Immune Function Source: Journal Cell (July 2021) Lifestyle Medicine Update (July 14, 2021) A study published in the journal Cell in July 2021 showed the value of eating fermented foods in supporting the gut microflora...
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LMU 207 - Get Your LDL-Cholesterol into the Ideal Range to Prevent a Heart Attack

Get Your LDL-Cholesterol into the Ideal Range to Prevent a Heart Attack Source: New England Journal of Medicine (2004); Cleveland Clinic (2019) Lifestyle Medicine Update (June 22, 2021) Recent studies have confirmed the recommendation I have made to patients over the last couple of decades, which entails...
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LMU 206 - More Optimal Vitamin D Status Reduces Risk of Opioid Addiction and Withdrawal Symptoms: 2021 Research Suggests

More Optimal Vitamin D Status Reduces Risk of Opioid Addiction and Withdrawal Symptoms: 2021 Research Suggests Source: J Science Advances (June 2021) Lifestyle Medicine Update (June 16, 2021) A study published in the journal Science Advances in June 2021 has strengthened the evidence that individuals...
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LMU 205 - Colon Cancer Prevention: How genes interact with nutrition and lifestyle

Colon Cancer Prevention: How genes interact with nutrition and lifestyle Source: The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition (April 2021) Lifestyle Medicine Update (June 7, 2021) A study published in the April 2021 issue of the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition illustrates perfectly what I have been...
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LMU 204 - Omega-3 Fat Supplementation (DHA) Decreases Risk of Early Preterm Births

Omega-3 Fat Supplementation (DHA) Decreases Risk of Early Preterm Births Source: EClinicalMedicine May 2021 (a clinical journal of The Lancet) Lifestyle Medicine Update (May 26, 2021) A study published in EClinicalMedicine in May 2021 showed that supplementing pregnant women with a dose of 1,000 mg per...
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LMU 203 - Stress-Fighting Adaptogen Herbs: Scientific update and practical use in mental and physical health

Stress-Fighting Adaptogen Herbs: Scientific update and practical use in mental and physical health Source: Various peer-reviewed scientific journals (see references) Lifestyle Medicine Update (May 13, 2021) I want to update you today on adaptogen herbs that have been shown to mitigate the negative effects...
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LMU 202 - Low Iodine Intake from Plant-based Diets Increasing Risk of Neurological Defects in Children

Low Iodine Intake from Plant-based Diets Increasing Risk of Neurological Defects in Children Source: Multiple Peer-reviewed Studies (see references below) Lifestyle Medicine Update (May 5, 2021) So, let’s talk about iodine. It’s not considered to be a really sexy topic and it hardly gets mentioned in...
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LMU 201 - Diet and Botanical Agents for Premenstrual Syndrome – PMS

Diet and Botanical Agents for Premenstrual Syndrome – PMS Source: Multiple Peer-reviewed Research Papers (see References) Lifestyle Medicine Update (April 28, 2021) In the previous Lifestyle Medicine Update, I explained the research showing how and why certain vitamin and mineral supplements are shown...
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LMU 200 - Vitamins and Minerals in the Management of Premenstrual Syndrome (PMS)

Vitamins and Minerals in the Management of Premenstrual Syndrome (PMS) Source: Cochrane Database Systematic Review (2018) Lifestyle Medicine Update No 200 (April 22, 2021) Premenstrual syndrome or PMS affects about one-third of women ages 25-40 years old and for about 10% of women, the symptoms are very...
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LMU 199 - Vitamin D Treatment Guidelines for Covid-19 Patients

Vitamin D Treatment Guidelines for Covid-19 Patients Source: The Spanish Society of Geriatrics and Gerontology Position Statement (February 8, 2021) Lifestyle Medicine Update (April 14, 2021) The link between sub-optimal vitamin D nutritional status and severity and mortality from Covid-19 has become...
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