Why AGEs and deficient insulin signaling are the main problem in diabetes.

Why AGEs and deficient insulin signaling are the main problem in diabetes.

Anonymous says, “You recommend high-glycemic carbs to help tryptophan get into the brain. What is the maximum level that your blood glucose can spike to after a meal without causing any damage? Some say 140 is the limit. Is there any evidence to support this?” Anonymous, what the evidence is, is that people who, in …

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Could an elevated BUN indicate protein malabsorption and low stomach acid?

Could an elevated BUN indicate protein malabsorption and low stomach acid?

Chris Morrell says, “Chris, in the absence of any other notable abnormalities in a metabolic panel with a high BUN, blood urea nitrogen, that’s slightly out of range,” I’m going to stop you here. I’m going to say you’re eating about a gram of protein per kilogram body weight or somewhere around there. Now, I’ll …

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Nutritional recommendations for MTR and MTRR polymorphisms.

Nutritional recommendations for MTR and MTRR polymorphisms.

Miles Nichols says, “Do you have any info on MTR and MTRR polymorphisms? Are these clinically relevant? Do they warrant methylcobalamin supplementation or injections? Are there other considerations like glycine, choline and creatine that are important in the cases of MTR and MTRR mutations?” Okay, Miles, let me stop and give a little bit of …

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Nutrients important for neuroregeneration.

Nutrients important for neuroregeneration.

Alejandra: Now, the only thing is, he still has the pins and needles. Is there anything to recover cells or for the recovery of whatever happened in the brain? Chris: Yeah. Let me pull up something. I haven’t published it, but I wrote up some notes on things that seem to be important for neuroregeneration. …

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Nutrition for children with ADHD.

Nutrition for children with ADHD.

Mindy says, “Looking for suggestions for a child with ADHD. We already use glycine for sleep, mostly successfully, still tweaking dose. Should we do that in the morning, too? What about tyrosine in the morning? We are working on keeping choline levels up, three ounces of liver per week on average. Just added some supplemental …

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When on a ketogenic diet, it is a problem if ketones are going up to 5 to 6 millimoles per liter?

When on a ketogenic diet, it is a problem if ketones are going up to 5 to 6 millimoles per liter?

When on a ketogenic diet, it is a problem if ketones are going up to 5 to 6 millimoles per liter? Tiana Tallant says, “A friend of mine has been on a ketogenic diet for the last three weeks. Initially, her ketone levels were 2 to 3 millimoles per liter, but the last few days, …

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Is it safe to take creatine when nursing?

Is it safe to take creatine when nursing?

Jennifer Dunlap says, “In my mid-30s while nursing my toddler, I have not got back the energy I had while nursing previous children, and my muscles feel fatigued much of the time in spite of sufficient protein, calories, multivitamin, collagen, CoQ10. After listening to the creatine podcast, I began supplementing 5 grams per day. This …

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Improving Nutrition | Dr. Sal AbiEzzi, M.D.

Improving Nutrition | Dr. Sal AbiEzzi, M.D.

The biggest problem we’re facing in our world today is obviously obesity. And the reason we get overweight or obese, which is 70% of people on the planet today are overweight or obese. So huge problem. And it’s because we eat calories tend to be very dense, and not very rich nutrient supplies give you …

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A Grandpa Set His Clock Forward 1 Hour. This Is How His Heart Shutdown.

A Grandpa Set His Clock Forward 1 Hour. This Is How His Heart Shutdown.

KC is a 79 year old man, presenting to the emergency room with chest pain radiating to his left jaw. His wife Jane, tells the admitting nurse that earlier in the morning, he had become short of breath. He felt nauseous, and light headed, before collapsing to the floor. You see, KC was observing a …

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