Category: Lifestyle Medicine Update

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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 postmenopausal women with high blood levels of lignans have reduced risk of breast cancer mortality. Read More

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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 the Portfolio Diet is an effective nutrition program to reduce risk of heart disease and stroke. Read More

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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 cancer recurrence in cancer survivors.In fact, a large 2019 systematic review Read More

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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, 2023)Previous studies have shown that the gingerol constituents in ginger have anti-inflammatory effects that can be helpful in reducing Read More

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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 12, 2023)In previous Lifestyle Medicine Updates, I have cited the emerging research showing how vitamin D may help to Read More