This episode is a recording of the Facebook Live event, “Ask Chris Masterjohn, PhD, Anything About Health, Fitness, and Nutrition” that originally aired on Tuesday, July 12, at 5:00 PM eastern time. You can watch it as a video, stream or download it as a podcast, or even read the transcript.
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Show Notes for Episode 19
In this episode you will find the following:
- 5:49 For a woman with bruising, spider veins, and cellulite, should we be thinking of collagen, clotting, or calcification? Should we be thinking of vitamin C, copper, glycine, and vitamin K2?
- 9:48 Are there nutritional cures for autoimmune diseases?
- 11:52 Are there supplementation recommendations for a general person?
- 17:07 Does eating fruit with protein hurt the digestion and absorption of the protein?
- 20:35 Is the Randle cycle a reason to eat a low-fat, high-carbohydrate diet, especially during a caloric deficit?
- 34:01 What should we do about elevated Lp(a), and does it make a difference if it’s caused by diet, genes, or health status (for example, LDL oxidation)?
- 44:53 Why vitamin A and organ meats may be the underappreciated fix for oral allergy syndrome.
- 47:59 What do we do for wound healing after surgery? Do we nourish the microbiome by nourishing yeast, bacteria, or both? Why we should be conservative but not paranoid about antibiotics, and why we should be even more conservative about antifungals, even when they’re natural.
- 1:05:02 A high-quality, low-carb, high fat diet didn’t prevent heart disease? What now?
- 1:10:10 Should we deep fry foods in coconut oil?
- 1:12:50 Is vitamin C an antioxidant or a pro-oxidant? Should this keep us awake at night?
- 1:19:19 Ideas for healthy (and low-PUFA, low-phytate) snack foods to replace granola.
- 1:21:14 General lab tests for vitamin and mineral status without any leads on specific nutrients to investigate.
- 1:23:00 How do we determine the right amount of high-intensity exercise during pregnancy? How do we determine if the “stress bucket” is too full?
Links Related to Episode 19
Writings on Lp(a):
- High Cholesterol and Heart Disease — Myth or Truth?
- My review of Malcolm Kendrick’s “The Great Cholesterol Con”
The section on vitamin A and allergies from my article on vitamin D in infants.
My podcast on heterozygous familial hypercholesterolemia has general relevance for the topic of fat versus carbohydrate in the prevention of heart disease.
My favorite Exo bars as healthy snack foods.
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