“Nutrition for Immunity during COVID-19” Extra Helpings: From the ‘Food as Medicine’ series

“Nutrition for Immunity during COVID-19” Extra Helpings: From the ‘Food as Medicine’ series

Hi everyone I just wanted to touch base on nutrition and the immune system. So we’re living through times that many of us have never seen before, and there are a lot of questions that people have about the role of food and nutrition in the immune system and in the development or the treatment …

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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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Understanding the Virus that Causes COVID-19, Animation

Understanding the Virus that Causes COVID-19, Animation

Coronaviruses are a large family of enveloped, RNA viruses. There are 4 groups of coronaviruses: alpha and beta, originated from bats and rodents; and gamma and delta, originated from avian species. Coronaviruses are responsible for a wide range of diseases in many animals, including livestock and pets. In humans, they were thought to cause mild, …

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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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Nutrition Science Changes | Feedback with Melissa | Food as Medicine | Wk3 – March 2020

Nutrition Science Changes | Feedback with Melissa | Food as Medicine | Wk3 – March 2020

MELISSA ADAMSKI: Hi everyone and welcome to the week three feedback video for ‘Food as Medicine’. I hope you’re all staying well and as you can see, still working remotely. Not sure whether we’ll have a cameo from Penny, my dog, this week again but we shall see. She doesn’t like being locked in rooms …

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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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