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Is it important to hit the AI for total omega-6? | Masterjohn Q&A Files #211

Question: Is it important to hit the AI for total omega-6? I think it’s totally normal to not meet the AI for Omega-6 and to exceed the AI for Omega-3. Question is really, if you have systemic inflammation going on, you frame this as, should I strive to at least meet the AI for Omega-6 …

How 30 minutes on the elliptical helps my head and neck tension | Masterjohn Q&A Files #210

Question: How 30 minutes on the elliptical helps my head and neck tension So what the elliptical does is, it doesn’t do a whole lot for moving my neck one way or another, but it does a lot for moving my thoracic spine and my shoulders through a pretty defined range of motion, not full …

Why does it take time to be fat-adapted when our body already knows how to burn fat? | Masterjohn Q&A Files #209

Question: Why does it take time to be fat-adapted when our body already knows how to burn fat? So the body does need time to get fat-adapted because yeah, the body knows how to burn fat, but fat adaptation is not about the body knowing how to burn fat, it’s about the body increasing the …

What should someone with FH eat if they also have prediabetes? | Masterjohn Q&A Files #208

Question: What should someone with FH eat if they also have prediabetes? So first of all, it’s a separable component of the diet so you need a low-saturated fat, low-cholesterol diet without necessarily eating a low-fat diet. Then second of all, the effect of that on blood lipids is dependent on the healthfulness of your …

How should I take zinc if it makes me nauseous? | Masterjohn Q&A Files #207

Question: How should I take zinc if it makes me nauseous? As far as I know, there’s no relationship between the nausea and zinc deficiency. I could be wrong, maybe there’s research on it I haven’t seen or it could be not researched but I don’t think there’s a connection. My guess would be that …

Can familial hypercholesterolemia be managed without statins? | Masterjohn Q&A Files #206

Question: Can familial hypercholesterolemia be managed without statins? I think there’s the general perspective that there’s no point in having LDL-C be any higher than 50; therefore, since it doesn’t matter, let’s provide a sufficient margin of error where we’re real confident that getting it down to 100 is great and so why not get …