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What’s the best nutrition for panic and anxiety? | Masterjohn Q&A Files #146

Question:  What’s the best nutrition for panic and anxiety? Methylation is overwhelmingly important. I do think that other factors impacting dopamine can be relevant in the sense that the main way that methylation regulates mental rigidity is through decreasing the pool of tonic dopamine, which favors mental flexibility. And so, you can also favor mental …

What determines the absorption of nutrients? | Masterjohn Q&A Files #145

Question:  What determines the absorption of nutrients? This is a gigantic question because what determines the absorption of any given nutrient is independent for that nutrient. And so, it’s different for every nutrient. And we just don’t have that level of data to drive modeling of absorption of other nutrients in an accurate way. If …

Do low serine levels require IV supplements? | Masterjohn Q&A Files #144

Question:  Do low serine levels require IV supplements? You’re probably just depleting serine through the CBS pathway and just eat more protein and consider supplementing glycine or collagen along with it. I don’t see why that would require IV supplements.  If you would like to be part of the next live Ask Me Anything About …

How to fix high iron and calcium, low copper and magnesium, without blood donation? | Masterjohn Q&A Files #143

Question: How to fix high iron and calcium, low copper and magnesium, without blood donation? Your only options for decreasing iron levels are to eat a low meat vegetarian diet high in vegetables, nuts, seeds, and whole grains. That’s probably your best bet. But the thing is, a very vegetable rich diet is gonna be …

How much time should separate my zinc supplements and nut consumption? | Masterjohn Q&A Files #142

Question: How much time should separate my zinc supplements and nut consumption? So, phytate primarily inhibits absorption of zinc and iron. I think you’re gonna have a much lower probability of zinc encountering phytate if you take the zinc 2 hours after eating the phytate than if you take the zinc while you eat the …

What’s the safe use of an iodine nasal spray? | Masterjohn Q&A Files #141

Question: What’s the safe use of an iodine nasal spray? So, the iodine in the food and supplement guide for the coronavirus most recent version, I included iodine as a nasal spray. It’s very important to look at the percentages. And so, 0.5% is the concentration recommended and that means that if you get a …