How do you determine if you’re getting enough protein?

How do you determine if you’re getting enough protein?

Anonymous says, “How do you determine if you’re getting enough protein? I heard Dr. Stephen Phinney say, for those on a keto diet, if ketones are greater than 3 on a regular basis, then it’s a sign you’re not getting enough protein.” Okay, first of all, why are you on a ketogenic diet? So, if …

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What supplements would you recommend for a ketogenic diet?

What supplements would you recommend for a ketogenic diet?

Anonymous says, “For someone on a keto diet, 80 grams total carbs, 40 g net, greater than 1 ketones,” I assume that’s more than 1 millimolar beta-hydroxybutyrate, “what supplements would you recommend? Any concerns with carbs being that low?” I don’t know that I would specifically tailor supplements on the basis of this data. So, …

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Heart palpitations as a result of vitamin K2 supplementation

Heart palpitations as a result of vitamin K2 supplementation

Ellie says, “Vitamin K2, MK-4 and MK-7, might have caused prolonged heart palpitations. Upon stopping it, symptoms mostly resolved after a week or so. Does that mean that the body is better off without it? Might increasing calcium intake mitigate this?” And then there’s a link. Okay, I can’t look at the link now because …

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What to Do About Your COMT Genes | Chris Masterjohn Lite #42

What to Do About Your COMT Genes | Chris Masterjohn Lite #42

Are you anxious, depressed, distracted, worried about your cancer risk? The enzyme COMT could be relevant. Here’s how to find out if it is for you and what to do about it. Hi. I’m Dr. Chris Masterjohn of chrismasterjohnphd.com. And this is Chris Masterjohn Lite where the name of the game is “Details? Shmeetails. Just …

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If your cholesterol is high, how do you avoid having a large burden of oxidized LDL?

If your cholesterol is high, how do you avoid having a large burden of oxidized LDL?

Lawrence Tam says, “My LDL-C is consistently high. It was 3.9 millimoles per liter three days ago, total cholesterol was 6.2 millimoles per liter, trigs 1.4, HDL 1.7. How do I avoid having a large amount of oxidized LDL particles in my blood?” Lawrence, I’m not treating anyone here. I’m not a doctor, so I’m …

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5 Ways to Help With Glutamate Sensitivity and Glutamate Dominance | Chris Masterjohn Lite #50

5 Ways to Help With Glutamate Sensitivity and Glutamate Dominance | Chris Masterjohn Lite #50

Glutamate. Here are five things to try for glutamate sensitivity and glutamate dominance. Hi. I’m Dr. Chris Masterjohn of chrismasterjohnphd.com, and this is Chris Masterjohn Lite, where the name of the game is “Details? Shmeetails. Just tell me what works!” Glutamate sensitivity is a collection of negative reactions to glutamate in foods, which could consist …

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Supplements that may increase deep sleep | Masterjohn Q&A Files #03

Supplements that may increase deep sleep | Masterjohn Q&A Files #03

Okay, “Supplements that may increase deep sleep.” So, deep sleep is, primarily what’s going on in deep sleep is that all of your biogenic amines, which are most of the neurotransmitters that you make from protein with the possible excep—like depending on how you classify it, you could say ultimately you make melatonin from protein, …

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Dietetics and Nutritional Science at Iowa State University

Dietetics and Nutritional Science at Iowa State University

What is that? Dietetics…Couldn’t tell ya. I guess it kinda sounds like…. um… I guess the science of what you need to eat in order to be healthy? I don’t know. The chemicals behind what you’re putting in your body, the ability to fuel and build your body. Are you up future nutritional scientist? Nutrition …

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Supplements that may lower anxiety at night | Masterjohn Q&A Files #02

Supplements that may lower anxiety at night | Masterjohn Q&A Files #02

Supplements that may lower anxiety at night before or during sleep and improve heart rate variability during sleep. I don’t know enough about the HRV, the heart rate variability, to comment on improving that specifically. I do know that—so in my mind, heart rate variability is largely related to recovery from stress. So, I know …

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Your MTRR Genes and Vitamin B12 | Chris Masterjohn Lite #40

Your MTRR Genes and Vitamin B12 | Chris Masterjohn Lite #40

Well you’ve heard of MTHFR, but have you heard of MTRR, and should you care about it? It could impact your vitamin B12 status so watch this video to learn all about it. Hi. I’m Dr. Chris Masterjohn of chrismasterjohnphd.com and you’re watching Chris Masterjohn Lite where the name of the game is “Details? Shmeetails. …

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