About the Columnist

Dr. James Meschino is the director of nutritional therapies at the Canadian Integrative Cancer Immunotherapies Clinic in Toronto, where he works with a team of medical physicians and an oncology nurse, who provide patients with conventional and leading-edge integrative cancer therapies, including dietary modification and use of nutritional supplements that influence key biological targets in the adjunctive management of cancer.

Dr. Meschino is a Fellow of the Academy of Anti-Aging Research and an associate professor at the Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College in Toronto, his alma mater, where he has taught courses in the biochemistry, nutrition and natural medicine courses since 1984. He has also coordinated and taught the second and third year nutrition courses at the Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine and continues to provide continuing education courses on nutrition and natural medicine to medical doctors, pharmacists, chiropractors and other health care providers in the United States and Canada. As a faculty member of the American Council on Exercise (ACE), he also has taught courses to fitness professionals on nutrition, athletic performance and anti-aging.

Dr Meschino has co-authored and authored four books: The Winning Weigh - 7 Steps To Healthier Living; Break The Weight-Loss Barrier; The Wrinkle-Free Zone; and The Meschino Optimal Living Program - 7 Steps To A Healthy, Fit, Age-Resistant Body.

Along with hosting his own health talk radio show on 640-AM in Toronto, Dr. Meschino was the resident wellness expert on Canadian Living, a daily national TV program on the CTV network. As well, he has been a guest on numerous TV and radio interview shows in Canada and the United States, including Good Morning Texas, KTLA (Los Angeles) and Great Day America (Fox Network).

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